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Interesting Developments In Inheritance Laws

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Tag Archives: Preparing will

London Courts Face Explosion Of Will Contest Cases

When Are You Dead For Probate Purposes, Part 3

Probating A Newer Will

Estoppel I’ve written about how accepting benefits under a will may prevent or estop a person from contesting that will. In a 2014 case a trial court ruled that a party was estopped from probating a newer will and from contesting the older will. The… Continue reading

Unsworn Declarations Will Replace Affidavits, Verifications, Oaths, etc. in September.

The Texas Legislature has passed and the governor has signed House Bill 3674 which amends §132.001 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code and states that an unsworn declaration “may be used in lieu of a written sworn declaration, verification, certification, oath, or affidavit required… Continue reading

Should the testator sign a will before the witnesses?

To see a discussion of the requirements of executing a will, click here. What happens if the witnesses sign the will before the testator? Do the witnesses have to sign the will after the testator? As long as the execution of the will is done… Continue reading

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