Burdette & Rice Announces Contested Texas Guardianship to be Topic of Upcoming Dallas Presentation by Mark Caldwell to Texas Licensed Attorneys

January 30, 2016 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice is proud to announce that Mark Caldwell, a Texas Board Certified Estate and Probate Attorney and one of the firm’s Dallas, Texas, probate and estate dispute attorneys, has been invited to speak on March 22, 2016, to Texas licensed attorneys on the topic of “Trends in Litigating and Administering Guardianships” under the auspices of the Dallas Bar Association. The talk will also touch on procedural and evidentiary matters, as well as skills and strategy involved in successfully representing clients in disputed guardianship matters. Caldwell is a recognized expert on guardianship under Texas law, and is a frequent speaker at events in Dallas and across Texas on the topic.

“Mark’s excellence as a speaker on guardianship and other legal topics is well known across the great state of Texas,” said Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette and Rice. “Mark has a unique ability to speak to both professional audiences as well as the lay public on the intricacies of guardianship administration as well as guardianship disputes under Texas law. We are very excited that he has been selected to speak at this historic Dallas venue.”Guardianship Disputes under Texas Law

For more information on Mr. Caldwell visit our website. The date of the upcoming speech is March 22, 2016, and is being organized under the auspices of the Dallas Bar Association. Interested parties are urged to contact Mark through the firm’s website for complete details on the speaking engagement. The event will be held at the Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75201.

Information on Guardianship, Guardianship Disputes, and Guardianship Litigation Under Texas Law

Burdette & Rice is recognized as a leading law firm in Dallas on all issues concerning guardianship disputes. The firm utilizes its innovative website to convey basic information on the topic. For example, it has a page on guardianship disputes under Texas law. In addition, it has a page on routine guardianship administration. Those in the legal profession are urged to attend Mark’s forthcoming presentation; lay people who may be facing issues concerning guardianship in the Dallas / Fort Worth area are encouraged to reach out for a consultation, as no two situations are alike.

More on Mark R. Caldwell, Texas Estate and Probate Attorney

Mark Caldwell is a recognized lawyer throughout Texas in areas of trust, probate, and estate litigation, having earned his law degree from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, in 2005, before returning to Dallas, Texas, to practice law. Among Mark’s public speaking and publications are the following. He co-authored “Properly Performing Annual Accounts in Guardianships and Management Trusts Where One or Both Spouses are Incompetent,” Real Estate, Probate, & Trust Law Reporter, Volume 52, No. 4 (2014), and wrote “Winning the Battle and the War; A Remedies—Centered Approach to Litigation Involving Durable Powers of Attorneys,” 64 Bay. L. Rev. 435 (Spring 2012). Interested parties are referred to the website to read a full list of Mark’s publications and speaking experience.

Beyond his technical knowledge, Mark enjoys the investigatory aspects of estate and trust litigation, including reviewing and analyzing medical, financial, and suspicious property records and transactions. Mark is committed to developing and maintaining strong, personal relationships with his clients throughout Texas. He endeavors to offer smart, pragmatic and cost-effective legal advice. Mark believes that the strongest winning position is one that is simple, direct, and understandable and he realizes that estate and guardianship litigation often involves substantial damage to family relationships. While he strives to advocate strong, aggressive positions for clients, Mark also strives to resolve disputes in an ethical and reasonable manner that, if desired, do not preclude the opportunity for reconciliation.

About Burdette & Rice, PLLC

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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