Interesting Developments In Inheritance Laws

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Tag Archives: Probate

Is There a Reading of the Will in Texas?

Reading Of The Will In Texas There is no reading of the will in Texas. Reading of the will is something done in Hollywood movies not in real life in Texas. When a will is filed for probate, it becomes a public document and anyone… Continue reading

Reasons for the recent increase in inheritance disputes.

I have previously written about the causes of the recent increase in will contest and other inheritance disputes. In a recent article, International Adviser also reported on this issue. At the beginning of the article, the writer talks about the increase in inheritance disputes because… Continue reading

Can You Probate A Will After Four Years In Texas?

Can You Incorporate Another Document Into Your Will In Texas?

Can you contest the will of a living person?

Probating the will of a living person is sometimes referred to as “ante-mortem probate.” Such actions are not allowed in Texas. Section 72 of the Probate Code says that probate of a will or administration of an estate of a living person is void. Therefore,… Continue reading

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