Tag Archives: Probate Litigation

Leading Dallas, Texas, Probate Litigation Law Firm, Burdette & Rice Announces Brian Thomas Presentation at State Bar of Texas

August 30, 2018 – Dallas, Texas. Leading Dallas, Texas, probate, estate, and trust litigation law firm, Burdette & Rice is proud to announce that firm attorney Brian Thomas has been invited to make a presentation at the State Bar of Texas 29th annual course on estate planning and probate drafting. Continue reading

Burdette & Rice, a Leading Dallas Probate Law Firm, Announces Successful California Presentation on Multistate Probate Issues

Dallas, Texas – July 27, 2018. Burdette & Rice, a leading probate law firm based in Dallas, Texas, is proud to announce that attorneys Sarah Toraason and Mark Caldwell gave a successful presentation in San Diego, California, on multi-state probate issues. Continue reading

Burdette & Rice Announces Successful Presentation on How to Probate a Will in Texas by Attorney David Mead

June 14, 2018 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, one of the leading Texas estate, trust, and probate litigation law firms, is proud to announce that attorney David Mead gave a successful presentation to Dallas County attorneys on the topic of how to probate a will under Texas law. Continue reading

Leading Dallas, Texas, Probate Litigation Law Firm, Burdette & Rice Announces Mark Caldwell Designation as 2018 “Super Lawyer”

December 28, 2017 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, one of the leading Texas law firms focused on estate, trust, and probate disputes, is proud to announce that firm attorney, Mark Caldwell, has been selected by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers as a Rising Star Trust and Estate Litigator for 2018. Continue reading

Burdette & Rice, a Top Dallas Probate Litigation Law Firm, Announces Prestigious Citation on Powers of Attorney and Bank Accounts

November 7, 2017 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, the largest probate litigation law firm in Dallas and North Texas, is proud to announce that firm attorneys Mark Caldwell and Brian Thomas have garnered a prestigious citation in the 2017 edition of Johanson’s Texas Estates Code Annotated, on the topic of litigation involving Powers of Attorney and bank accounts. Continue reading

Burdette & Rice, a Leading Dallas, Texas, Trust and Estate Litigation Law Firm, Announces New Talk by Attorney Mark Caldwell

Dallas, Texas – November 1, 2017. Leading Dallas, Texas, trust and estate litigation law firm, Burdette & Rice is proud to announce that attorney Mark Caldwell will be speaking November 8, 2017, on the topic of “Summary Judgements” at the Rockwall County Bar Association. Continue reading

Secured Creditors and Estate Disputes: Some Issues Under Texas Law

April 26, 2017 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, a Dallas, Texas, law firm specializing in probate, estate, and trust disputes and litigation at  is proud to announce that J. Brian Thomas, a senior probate litigation attorney with the firm, will be giving a presentation on “Intestacy” and “Litigating the case in Probate Court” at the Hilton Garden Inn Frisco, Texas on May 11, 2017. Continue reading

Burdette & Rice Announces Presentation on Probate Litigation for Attorneys in Frisco and Nearby North Texas Cities

April 26, 2017 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, a Dallas, Texas, law firm specializing in probate, estate, and trust disputes and litigation at  is proud to announce that J. Brian Thomas, a senior probate litigation attorney with the firm, will be giving a presentation on “Intestacy” and “Litigating the case in Probate Court” at the Hilton Garden Inn Frisco, Texas on May 11, 2017. Continue reading

One Possible Source of a Texas Trust Dispute: Beneficiary Distributions

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The trustee in a trust doesn’t have absolute power even if he or she is given “absolute and uncontrolled discretion.” In this blog post, we overview the relationship between the trustee and a beneficiary and discuss some of the situations in which a trustee may be obligated to accelerate distributions to a beneficiary. If you are facing a possible dispute over a trust, reach out to one of our Dallas- or Plano-based attorneys for a consultation, as no two situations are the same.

 

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A Post on Inheritance Under Texas Law: Rights of the Surviving Spouse

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When a person dies, what are the rights of the surviving spouse? In this blog post, we review some of the elements that are available to a surviving spouse under Texas law. Inheritance issues can be complex, so remember that the best course of action is to reach out to one of our Dallas-based attorneys if you have any concerns concerning an inheritance issue.

 

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