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

BBC reports that 20% of Wills in the UK May Contain Mistakes

The BBC reports that the Legal Services Board (LSB), which oversees the profession in England and Wales, said 20% of wills contained mistakes. Apparently, anyone can set up a will-writing service but the LSB wants all providers to be regulated. The LSB reports systematic problems… Continue reading

Can You Incorporate Another Document Into Your Will In Texas?

Can two people enter into a contract to make their wills a certain way?

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