Wills, Marriage, & Divorce: Marital Status Changes & Updating Your Will

If you’re like most Texans, your will is securely tucked away in a filing cabinet or drawer somewhere. This is the sort of task that most people will complete and…

Tricks of the Trade: The Complexities of Drafting a Texas Last Will and Testament

Drafting your last will and testament is nothing like writing a love letter to your family. Unfortunately, Texas probate law is complex, arcane, and full of nuance. This complexity must…

What to Do If You Suspect a Will Has Been Forged

Main Takeaways: Before considering a will challenge, you must make certain that you have actual standing to contest it In order to contest a will, you must engage in litigation…

Four Strategies to Avoid a Will Contest

Estate Litigators Assisting Sugar Land, Texas Families with Will Contests Almost nothing can be as divisive as a will contest. Old wounds get reopened. The family’s dirty laundry can be…

“Cross My Heart and Hope to Die”: Are Promises to Make a Gift by Will Enforceable in Texas?

Probate Attorneys Helping Texas Families Settle Wills Probate attorneys come across a fact pattern that is much more common than one might think: A Texas resident promises to include another…

“Airing the Family Laundry:” Can Arbitration Clauses Avoid Public Scrutiny in Probate and Estate Litigation?

Arbitration Attorneys Serving the Sugarland, Texas Area Particularly during the last several decades, arbitration has become a relatively popular dispute resolution mechanism. Particularly in commercial settings, arbitration often offers an…

Children Born After Signing of a Parent’s Will: Do They Share in Texas Estate?

Experienced Will and Estate Planning Attorneys Discussing Will's Impact on Children It is not at all uncommon for a Texas Last Will and Testament to be appropriately signed and then…

You’ve written a will. Who has the right to see it?

Wills contain an enormous amount of sensitive information. If seen by unintended parties it could cause a mountain of headaches for the testator (the person making the testament, i.e., the…

The Probate Process: Probate With a Will (Part 2 of 3)

In part 1 of this series we defined probate and described the procedures we as lawyers go through before going to court. There are two potential applications: an application to…

4 Ways To Protect Your Kids if You Pass Away

Our most beloved relationships are the friends and family closest to us. And who are we closer to, aside from our spouses, than our children? We often think of them…
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