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  • Texas Supreme Court Allows Trust Dispute to go to Arbitration
    Texas Supreme Court Allows Trust Dispute to go to Arbitration

    The Texas Supreme Court recently held that an arbitration provision in a trust was binding on the beneficiary of the trust and he had to arbitrate, not litigate, his dispute with the trustee. The case ...

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    Texas "Laughing Heir" Statute Proposed

    Texas is one of the few states in the union that does not have a "laughing heir" statute. A laughing heir is someone that is legally entitled to inherit from the decedent, but is so distantly related ...

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  • Attorneys' Article Published in DBA Headnotes
    Attorneys' Article Published in DBA Headnotes

    Nikki Wolff and Brandy Baxter-Thompson recently prepared an article entitled "Considerations When Choosing a Power of Attorney or Guardianship." It has been published in the April 2013 edition of the ...

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  • What is a Will Contest?
    What is a Will Contest?

    What Is a Will Contest? A will contest is a lawsuit filed by a person with an interest in an estate when he or she believes the will was created when the testator lacked capacity, was unduly ...

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