August 2022
To file the probate application, one must first decide which court has jurisdiction and which court should handle the probate court. Once the court is selected, the next step is to submit the probate application. The Probate Application under Texas Estate Law After identifying the probate court that can hear the case, the next step...
11Can Courts Change Your Will Under Texas Probate Law?
A court must have jurisdiction to enter a valid, enforceable judgment on a claim. If there is a situation where jurisdiction is lacking, litigants, through various procedures, may retroactively challenge the validity of a judgment to potentially have it rendered void. Subject matter jurisdiction is one type of jurisdiction a court must have. It is...
11Austin Probate Attorneys
After a loved one dies, it can be difficult to know what to do next. One of the things you may need to do is close their probate in Texas. This can seem like a daunting task, but luckily this article will walk you through everything you need to know! Are you the Executor or...
11will contest
If a judge has a personal interest in the outcome of a case, it’s possible that a litigant may be deprived of due process of law guaranteed by the United States Constitution. But what is the test to see if the judge’s personal interest actually deprives due process? Ex Parte Ross gives us an answer....
11Excluded Evidence in a Jury Trial
When Two Laws Conflict Sometimes the issue arises of which state law to apply to a case. Depending on which law is applied can change the outcome of a case and what a party is held liable for. How does a court decide which law to apply? What happens when there are conflicting laws that...