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Probate
How much time do you have before the statute of limitations bars a Will from being probated? If it has been more than four years since the decedent passed, can I recover my interest from their estate? Who can probate a Will after the fourth anniversary of the testator’s death? The case of Ferreira v.…Continue...
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A couple hosting an outdoor wedding outside Houston in April required full COVID-19 vaccination from all of their guests. It was an open-air event, with 92 people in attendance. Their happy day turned into a nightmare, though, after one attendee died, two others were hospitalized with severe illness and three others tested positive for the…Continue...
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Even though more people are being vaccinated, the COVID-19 Delta variants are continuing to spread. Don’t allow the increasing vaccinations along with the lower positivity rate for the virus be a reason to let your guard down. This recent COVID-19 data is a eye-opening example on how fast the positivity rate can rise. After months…Continue...
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We often find ourselves living each day in routine rather than in the reality of uncertainty. Though it may be unlikely, it’s always best to be prepared for the unexpected. One of the most ideal ways to ensure you are prepared is to contact an estate planning attorney. Many think it’s not needed, but it…Continue...
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It is common to see family members reach an informal agreement as to how to handle the estate when a family member dies. These informal agreements often lead to disputes and end up in probate litigation. This is especially true when it comes to real estate. Family members may put off dealing with real estate.…Continue...
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With summer in full swing, many are making their way to the beach for some fun in the sun. As temperatures continue to rise, it’s hard to resist a weekend of swimming to beat the heat. Unfortunately, things can happen when you least expect them and these fun-filled outings can take a turn for the…Continue...
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On Tuesday of this week, an anonymous San Antonio resident won $1 Million on a scratch off lottery ticket purchased at a local convenience store. To learn more about the prize and statistics of winning these kinds of prizes, visit this KENS5 article.  If you won the lottery today, what would you do with the…Continue...
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Will contests often focus on questions about whether the person who executed the will had the mental capacity required to execute the will. These post-death legal disputes can be particularly contentious. They delve into the life circumstances and affairs of the deceased. Facts matter in these cases. This raises questions as to what facts matter?…Continue...
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No matter how much you think you know what the future will hold, life can still surprise you. It is of utmost importance to be prepared with a will and an estate plan in the event of an unlikely death. Hiring a trustworthy attorney to help you prepare these matters is the best way to…Continue...
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As the world around us increasingly returns to “normal”, many people assume that we have put the COVID-19 pandemic behind us. Unfortunately, that is not necessarily the case. With the new Delta variant, it is important to remember that this virus must be taken seriously. Although vaccine availability is higher than ever, Bexar County is…Continue...
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