Monthly Archives: July 2018

Where Should You Keep Your Will?

I routinely provide my clients with suggestions on where to keep their will and other estate planning documents.  The original will is required for probate.  If only a copy can be found, the testator is presumed to have revoked the … Continue reading

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Spousal Protections in Texas Probate

Many people think there is no reason to have a will because the surviving spouse will inherit everything from a deceased spouse.  But in many cases where there is not a will, that is not the case.  Particularly when the decedent’s … Continue reading

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