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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… Read More

Texas Trust, Estate, and Probate Litigation Law Firm, Burdette & Rice Announces Murray W. Camp to Join Firm in 2016

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

Texas Trust, Probate, & Estate Law Firm, Burdette & Rice Announces John H. Phillips to Join Firm in ‘Of Counsel’ Capacity

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

The Case of the Missing Will: Texas Law and Wills

EDITOR’S NOTE: Most Dallas residents with substantial assets should have a will. Unfortunately, sometimes a will can be lost. This blog post explores the issues surrounding a lost will under Texas law, and the use of witnesses and other testimony in a Dallas courtroom or elsewhere in the Lone Star state.

Choosing a Trustee: Family Friend or Corporate Trustee?

EDITOR’S NOTE: In estate planning, many Dallas residents will set up a trust for the benefit of their children or others. When setting up a trust, one must designate a trustee. This blog post considers the pros and cons of a family member vs. a corporate entity as the trustee under Texas law.