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January 2023
11San Antonio Probate Questions
Texas state law mandates that for any probate matter, a personal representative must be appointed in order to represent the estate of the deceased. But what exactly does that mean? How can one determine who is capable and eligible to be the personal representative? And what qualities do they need to possess in order to...
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11justice scales
In the Texas case of In re Estate of Crenshaw, the court was faced with a hearing on the disqualification of an independent executor under section 78 of the Texas Probate Code [now the Texas Estates Code]. At issue in the case was whether an order appointing an independent executor was appealable to a higher...
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11golden gavel
Obtaining a guardianship in San Antonio, Texas can be a complex legal process. It involves petitioning the court to appoint you as the legal guardian of another person, known as the “ward.” This can be necessary when the ward is unable to make decisions for themselves due to age, disability, or some other circumstance. The...
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11probate court change of will
So, you want to plan for the future with a Texas will? Whether you’re drafting a new one or updating an existing one, there are certain things you should know and make sure to include. Without further ado, let us discuss five of the most important factors to include in your Texas will. From how...
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When is a contract not subject to equitable conversion? This is a question that often comes up in business law, and the answer is not always clear. In order to understand when a contract is not subject to equitable conversion, we must first understand what equitable conversion is. Equitable conversion is the doctrine that allows...
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