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Probate 101- Part Three

Standard Probate Proceeding             A will must be presented for probate within four years from the decedent’s death.  After the four years have lapsed the will may only be presented for limited purposes or under special circumstances. Failure to present…

Probate 101- Part Two

Intestate Succession If a person fails to prepare and properly execute a will then that person has died intestate.  The Texas Probate Code has a long history of providing a procedure by which the assets of an estate can be…

Probate 101- Part One

Welcome to Probate 101 which is a series of explanations intended to summarize and simplify the Texas Probate Code and Probate Procedure.  This educational series has been prepared by a Texas attorney experienced in handling a variety of probate matters…

In the Beginning

Yesterday I visited the clerks for the Queens Court at the Royal Courts of Justice on Fleet Street. This is the largest court in the UK which is housed in a beautiful ornate building with very high ceilings decorated with…