This site provides information about Texas inheritance laws, contesting wills and inheritance rights.
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Need information about contesting a will - Start here!
Click the large blue "Start" button and learn about will contest in Texas. Need to know about the statute of limitations? The grounds for contesting a will? Who can contest a will? How to contest a will? This article should be your starting point to learn about contesting a will. It provides general information about contesting wills. This general article will lead you to specific articles on this site and on our blog where you can find more detailed information about the particular question you have concerning will contest.
Learn about inheritance laws - Start here
Click on the green "Start" button to learn about inheritance laws in Texas. Start here if you have inheritance questions. You might be having trouble getting your rightful inheritance and you want to know what your rights are. This article should be your starting point to learn about Inheritance. It provides general information about who inherits if there is no will. This
general article will lead you to specific articles on the site and on
our blog where you
can find more detailed information about the particular question you
have concerning inheritance.
Trustee and executor problems - Start here
Click on the small blue "Start" button to the left to learn about problems with a fiduciary such as a trustee, executor, administrator, etc. Fiduciary is the general term. Anyone who has custody or control of
funds or other property that belong to another is a fiduciary. An
executor of a will is a fiduciary because he has custody and
the estate's funds, the funds that belong to the beneficiaries of the
will. An administrator is a fiduciary for the same reasons. The trustee
of a trust is a fiduciary because he
has custody and control of the trust property that belongs to the
beneficiaries of the trust. A stock broker may be a fiduciary. A banker
may be a fiduciary. What makes a person a fiduciary is that he has
custody and control of funds or property that belong to another. Click the start button to learn more.