Interesting Developments In Inheritance Laws

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Contractual Bequest In A Will.

Contractual Bequest The Dallas Court of Appeals decided a case in 2013 that involved this contractual bequest in a will: if you “reside with and care for me until my death…” I’ll give you a million dollars. It also had a provision that if the… Continue reading

Statutes Of Limitation For Contesting A Will In Texas

Limitations can be fatal. Texas has a two year statute of limitation for contesting a will. Other states have shorter or longer time limits for will contest. An example of a short period of time for challenging a will is the state of Indiana. The… Continue reading

Disclaim Your Inheritance In Texas.

Why Disclaim? Why in the world would you want to disclaim your inheritance in Texas? Actually, there are many reasons. There may be tax reasons. The property my be more trouble than it is worth. You want to disclaim so your heirs will inherit the… Continue reading

HOA Expenses after Death.

HOA or Home Owner’s Association fees are much more common today than they used to be in the past. Most condominiums have an HOA. Small subdivisions may also have home owner’s associations. These associations are set up by the original builder or developer to help… Continue reading

What Is A Widow’s Election In Texas?

The Doctrine The doctrine of a widow’s election in Texas is based on the principle that a person may not take benefits under a will and, at the same time, set up a right or claim of his own, even if well founded, which would… Continue reading

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