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Interesting Developments In Inheritance Laws

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Tag Archives: Forgery

Can A Will Be Signed By Initials In Texas

What are the requirements of a will in Texas Texas requires that a will be in writing and signed by the testator or signed by another person on behalf of the testator and in the testator’s presence and under the testator’s direction. Can a will… Continue reading

Do All Heirs Have To Join A Will Contest?

In Rem Proceedings Will Contest in Texas are in rem proceedings which means that notice to all the heirs is not required. It is up to each interested party to keep themselves apprised of the status of any probate case. Tennessee is also an in… Continue reading

Tortious Interference With Inheritance Rights.

What is it? Tortious interference with inheritance rights is a tort where someone does something that has the effect of denying you an inheritance or gift that you should have received. It is a tort just as if someone runs a stop sign and injures… Continue reading

Witnesses to Power of Attorney charged with murder!

The Kansas City Star newspaper reported an interesting story. A sixty-seven year old millionaire, Bill Van Note, was in the hospital on a ventilator after a late-night attack at his house. That attack remains unsolved. The man was rushed to the hospital. The daughter had… Continue reading

Will a forged will always be set aside?

No, says the Waco Court of Appeals. In a case decided in 2011, a testator had children from a prior marriage. A will was filed for probate leaving everything to his second wife. One of his children contested the will. During the contest, a family… Continue reading

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