EDITOR’S NOTE: Most legal proceedings have deadlines: certain actions must be taken within specific time frames as provided by Texas law. However, in some situations, an applicant may have fallen outside the required deadline but can still petition a court to probate a will. This blog post explores this issue, of importance not just to… Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Nowadays, many trust or estate disputes reach a settlement before an actual trial. In most situations, these settlements work well, and the parties go about their lives. However, in some situations, the settlement may fall apart, and a good attorney can reach out to the Dallas Court for assistance in enforcing the settlement… Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Most legal proceedings have deadlines: certain actions must be taken within specific time frames as provided by Texas law. Among the most common is the so-called statute of limitations. In this blog post, we discuss possible situations when this statute may, or may not, apply in a strictly technical sense. Interested parties are… Read More
February 26, 2016 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice of Dallas, Texas, a law firm specializing in litigation over trusts, probate, and estates, is proud to announce an important new blog post on the topic of Fiduciary litigation. The firm has made a commitment to using its blog as a public outreach mechanism to better… Read More
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… Read More
January 9, 2016 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice of Dallas, Texas, announces that highly regarded and experienced Texas litigation attorney, Murray W. Camp, will join the firm in January, 2016. Burdette & Rice is known as one of the top probate litigation law firms in Texas; the new attorney’s skills will complement the firm’s existing expertise… Read More
December 21, 2015 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, a Dallas, Texas, law firm specializing in trust, estate, and probate litigation, is proud to announce that John H. Phillips will join the firm in an ‘of Counsel’ capacity as of January 1, 2016. John has been a board certified estate planning and probate attorney in the State… Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Serving as an executor, guardian, or trustee imposes special responsibilities under Texas law. Our Dallas-based attorneys often work in estate, trust, and probate disputes that may involve fiduciary issues. In this blog post, we briefly explore fiduciary litigation.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Probate litigation, whether in Dallas, Texas, or anywhere else, depends on both facts and law. In this blog post, we explore the discovery process as well as the importance of oral depositions. Listening is an often overlooked factor in the art of the deposition.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Texas legislature has enacted some new requirements that impact every guardianship filed in Texas. As Dallas-based attorneys often working in the area of guardianship disputes, we felt a timely blog post could explore these issues.