Tag Archives: Wills

How to Write a Will Under Texas Law: Problems with ‘Form’ Wills

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So-called ‘form wills’ may not be legally valid under Texas law. Holographic wills (those written out completely by hand) if done correctly may be valid. The reality is that drafting a will is best done with the assistance of a lawyer. Our Dallas-based lawyers can help with the drafting of wills. In addition, Burdette & Rice is known as a leading law firm for will disputes in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.

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Burdette & Rice, a Leading Dallas Law Firm for Will Contests & Litigation, Releases Latest in Blog Series on Wills

Dallas, Texas – May 2, 2016. Burdette & Rice, a top Dallas law firm focusing on will litigation and disputes, is proud to announce the latest informative post to its blog on the topic of wills. Many lay people have questions about how to draft a will, and once drafted, how to change a will. The firm’s blog answers these types of questions in simple language. Continue reading

Making Changes to Your Will

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While anyone with substantial assets may recognize the need to consult with a Texas attorney to formulate a will in the first place, some people do not realize that changing a will also may require legal assistance. Simply crossing through names or items is not sufficient. If you are looking for what lay people call a “will attorney” in the Dallas area, please reach out for a consultation.

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Probating a Will in Texas: a Quick Overview

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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 residents of Dallas county but to anyone in Texas.

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How to Contest a Will in Texas Featured on Revised Website, Announces Burdette & Rice, a Texas Probate Law Firm

Dallas, Texas – November 20, 2014. Burdette & Rice, a top Dallas-based trust, probate and estate law firm, is proud to announce revisions to their informational page on ‘Will Contests’ as part of their newly upgraded website. Additional blog posts are planned on related topics such as ‘How to Dispute a Will in Texas,’ and ‘Practical Advice and Concerns Surrounding Wills and Probate.’ Continue reading