Burdette & Rice, a Leading Dallas, Texas, Law Firm for Guardianship Disputes under Texas Law, Announces New Designation for Attorney Ellen Bennett

March 31, 2018 – Dallas, Texas. Leading Dallas, Texas, trust and estate litigation law firm, Burdette & Rice is proud to announce that attorney Ellen Bennett, who is Texas Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law, has been invited to serve as an instructor for trusts, estates and guardianships in the Dallas Bar Association’s Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP). Law Firm for Guardianship Disputes under Texas Law

“Our law firm endeavors to give back to the community as much as possible,” explained Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette and Rice. “Ellen often leads the way, and we are very proud of her designation at the Dallas Bar Association’s Volunteer Attorney Program or DVAP.”

The Dallas Bar Association provides training to volunteer attorneys who will advise individuals who cannot otherwise afford legal services regarding rights with probate, estates and guardianships. Based on her years of experience litigating Texas probate, trust and guardianship matters, Ellen is able to provide instruction to alert the attorneys in training to potential pitfalls and traps within the probate, estate and guardianship practice areas.

To learn more about Ellen Bennett,  visit the webiste; similarly, for a general primer on guardianship disputes under Texas law, visit the website. Any person who may be facing potential litigation with respect to guardianship issues, however, is urged to reach out for a confidential attorney consultation.


Ellen’s practice focuses on disputes in trial and appellate courts concerning estates, trusts, and guardianships. She also advises estate administrators, executors, trustees, and guardians in uncontested administrations. Ellen works closely with her clients to reach effective resolutions to important issues. Ellen has been designated a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star (2016), and received her J.D. from the University of Missouri, School of Law in Columbia, Missouri, and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.


Burdette & Rice, PLLC is a top Dallas probate law firm, with lawyers dedicated to listening to their clients, being fully present to them, and advocating their clients’ positions in the simplest and most persuasive way possible. The law firm employs some of the top probate and estate lawyers in Dallas, Texas. Clients come to Burdette & Rice to contest a will in Texas, work on complex inheritance litigation and disputes, and to litigate disputes over powers of attorney, guardianship and trustee issues all based on Texas law.

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