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Interesting Developments In Inheritance Laws

My practice is limited to trials involving inheritance disputes including will contest, related property disputes and associated torts. To ask privately about a Texas litigation issue involving an inheritance dispute, click the big red button to go to our main site's contact page and ask a question privately.

Tag Archives: Minors

No Forced Heirship In Texas

What is Forced Heirship? Forced heirship is a concept that provides that all of your children have a right to a portion of your estate upon your death. In other words, each of your children must get part of your estate. There are limited circumstances… Continue reading

Can Minors Contest a Will?

Yes. A minor can contest a will. Usually, a parent will begin contesting a will as “next friend” of the minor. That is the same procedure used in Texas for all lawsuits where a minor is a party. Someone may also be appointed as guardian… Continue reading

When does a minor have to file a will contest?

Texas has a two year limitations period for contesting wills. If you don’t contest a will within two years, you are barred from contesting it thereafter. As I have written before, this is true even if a forged will is admitted to probate. What happens… Continue reading

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