Tag Archives: Estate Disputes

Presentation on Power of Attorney Disputes under Texas Law Announced by Burdette & Rice

December 21, 2017 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, one of the leading Texas probate, estate, and trust litigation law firms with offices in Dallas and Plano, is proud to announce that firm attorneys, Brian Thomas and Mark Caldwell, have been selected to prepare a paper and make a presentation to the Houston Business and Estate Planners Association on the topic of litigating disputes governed by the new Texas statute on February 18, 2018. Continue reading

Injunctions and Estate Disputes Under Texas Law


Unfortunately, when a loved one dies, a sibling or family member may feel entitled to take the property. At that time, however, other family members may ask the Court for an injunction. In this blog post, we review injunctions and estate disputes under Texas law. Of course, if you are facing this type of problem, you must reach out to an attorney for detailed assistance, as no two situations are the same.

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Death and Taxes: Some Basics on Estates and Taxes


For obvious reasons, anyone who has had a loved one die and/or is the trustee on an estate will need to file certain state and federal tax forms. As leading probate attorneys in Dallas, we often get asked questions about tax filing requirements for estates. This blog overviews the high level requirements, but you are strongly advised to seek out a professional accountant or tax service to verify any tax filing requirements.

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Leading Texas Trust, Estate, and Probate Litigation Law Firm, Burdette & Rice Announces ‘Trifecta’ in Texas Rising Stars Super Lawyer Designation

Dallas, Texas – March 31, 2017. Burdette & Rice, a Dallas, Texas law firm specializing in probate, trust, and estate disputes and litigation, is proud to announce a “trifecta,” in that three of its attorneys have achieved the prestigious designation as Texas Rising Star Super Lawyers by SuperLawyers.com. Eighteen attorneys, total, achieved this designation in Texas in 2017. Continue reading

Burdette & Rice Announces J. Brian Thomas, a Leading Dallas, Texas, Probate Attorney, Will Hold Innovative Seminar on the Probate Process on October 7th

Dallas, Texas – September 29, 2016. Burdette & Rice, a Dallas, Texas, law firm specializing in probate, estate, and trust disputes and litigation at http://www.dallasprobateattorneys.com/, is proud to announce that J. Brian Thomas, a senior probate litigation attorney with the firm, will lead an innovative seminar on the “Probate Process from Start to Finish” on October 7, 2016, at Hyatt House Dallas/Uptown. Continue reading

Texas Estate and Trust Litigation Attorney, Rebecca K. Neighbors, Now Also Licensed to Practice Law in California, Announces Burdette & Rice

Burdette & Rice is proud to announce that Rebecca K. Neighbors has passed the California State Bar Examination and is licensed to practice law in California as well as in Texas. Ms. Neighbors is considered a rising estate and trust litigation attorney in Texas, and works out of the firm’s Dallas, Texas, office. Continue reading