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Probate
The use of durable powers of attorney is a common practice in Texas, allowing individuals to appoint agents to manage their financial affairs in the event they become incapacitated. However, when it comes to joint powers of attorney, financial institutions may be hesitant to honor the document. In this blog post, we will examine the...
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Probate is an important but complex process, and it can be a difficult thing to navigate. That’s especially true if you’re unfamiliar with the laws in Texas, where the probate rules can differ significantly from those of other states. If you’re looking to learn more about the Texas probate process, this blog post is for...
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Administering an estate in Texas can be a complex and sometimes daunting task. Depending on the size of the estate, it can take months or even years to complete. To help simplify the process, here are four steps that you should follow when administering an estate in Texas. From filing the necessary documents to taking...
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As a resident of Texas, you understand the importance of protecting your assets and providing for your loved ones. Estate planning is a critical step in ensuring that your wishes are honored and your family is taken care of after you pass. In this blog post, we’ll outline the benefits of creating a comprehensive estate...
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In the legal world, disputes can arise over a variety of issues, and when two cases with similar subjects are filed, the question of jurisdiction often arises. This was the situation in the recent case of In re McGowan, No. 03-22-00726-CV, 2023 Tex. App. LEXIS 168 (Tex. App.—Austin January 11, 2023, original proceeding), which dealt...
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The loss of a loved one is a difficult and emotional time, but when it is combined with the responsibilities of managing an estate, the process can become overwhelming. In this article, we will explore a case study of probate in Texas with a video will and highlight some of the important considerations involved. Understanding...
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In a world where loved ones are plagued by the cruel afflictions of the mind, such as dementia, it can be a heavy weight to bear the responsibility of their care. But there is solace to be found in the courts of Texas, where multiple individuals can be named as co-guardians, sharing in the burden...
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We tried to imagine how the late American novelist, Tom Wolfe, would describe the sometimes dry topic of Texas Probate Law. Let us know how we did. The Grand Texas Probate Drama Ah, probate – the grand Texas drama that unfolds when a dear soul departs this earthly plane. It’s the process of settling a...
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The death of a loved one can be a difficult and emotional time, and when a will is involved, it can add an additional layer of complexity to an already challenging situation. If the deceased owned real property in Texas, the process of transferring ownership can become even more complicated. This is because Texas law...
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When a loved one is struggling with a serious medical condition such as dementia, it can be difficult to manage their affairs and make decisions on their behalf. In these cases, seeking legal guardianship can be a valuable solution. In Texas, it is possible for multiple individuals to be named co-guardians. In this article, we...
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