Dallas, Texas – July 31, 2018. Burdette & Rice, one of the leading estate, trust, and probate litigation law firms in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex, is proud to announce that attorney David Mead gave a well-received presentation to Dallas county estate and probate attorneys on the topic of handling probate matters. Continue reading
Many clients ask us about so-called “undue influence” under Texas law, generally with regard to a potential will contest or some type of trust or estate law. As probate, estate, and trust lawyers here in the Dallas area, we often summarize quick answers to such questions in our blog. Accordingly, in this blog post we will review the basics of undue influence in Texas. Remember, however, that if you have questions about a potential will contest under Texas law, reach out to one of our Dallas-based attorneys for a consultation.
January 3, 2018 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, considered one of the top Texas law firms for probate, estate, and trust litigation, is proud to announce that firm attorney Ellen Bennett has been selected by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers as a Rising Star Trust and Estate litigator for 2018. Continue reading
Dallas, Texas – September 28, 2017. Burdette & Rice, one of the leading Texas estate, trust, and probate litigation law firms, is proud to announce that attorney Mark Caldwell has had the honor of having his paper on “Power of Attorney Litigation” accepted by the Thomson Reuters national publication, “Estate Planning,” for publication in early 2018. The journal, “Estate Planning,” focuses on tax efficiency, asset protection, financial planning, charitable giving and the care of family members in diverse circumstances. Continue reading
Dallas, Texas – April 2, 2017. Burdette & Rice, a Texas law firm specializing in probate, trust, and estate disputes and litigation, is proud to announce that firm attorney, Ellen Bennett, has been recognized as a Rising Star Trust and Estate litigation attorney in the most recent issue of Texas Super Lawyers. Ellen Bennett has been recognized for her extraordinary client representation skills as a Board Certificate Estate Planning Attorney whose practice is focused on Trust and Estate Litigation matters, including Texas will contests and disputes involving breach of fiduciary duties. Continue reading
March 25, 2017 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, a Texas law firm specializing in probate, estate, and trust litigation, is proud to announce the successful conclusion of the firm’s annual retreat. The retreat was held in Los Angeles, California, and was a full-day workshop on communication skills useful in a trial and litigation setting. Continue reading
In any potential dispute or estate litigation, it is imperative to establish the facts at hand. In this blog post, we go over the key role of the estate planning attorney. He or she can be a key source of evidence during any estate dispute to be played out in a Dallas courtroom.
Dallas, Texas – August 29, 2016. Burdette & Rice, a Dallas law firm specializing in Texas probate litigation, is proud to announce the successful participation of two leading probate litigators at the 2016 State Bar of Texas three-day Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course of Instruction workshop: Murray Camp and Sarah Toraason. This important event marks another step in the firm’s ongoing commitment to continuing education, specifically on trust, estate guardianship, and fiduciary litigation under Texas law. Continue reading
July 4, 2016 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, a Dallas, Texas, law firm specializing in trust, probate, and estate litigation, is proud that firm attorney, Mark Caldwell, recently concluded a successful presentation at the Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course offered by the State Bar of Texas. The event concluded on June 23, 2016, and was held in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading
February 7, 2016 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice is proud to announce an innovative paper on community property under Texas law by J. Ellen Bennett, one of the firm’s attorneys. The paper places particular emphasis on community property issues that comprise a significant percent of the estate. Continue reading