March 31, 2015 – 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 top-rated Dallas, Texas, probate and estate dispute attorneys, co-presented an informative paper on “Small Estate Affidavits” with Judge John Peyton, judge of the Associate Dallas County Probate Courts on March 9, 2015. The event was the DVAP (Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program) Probate Mini-Seminar.
“We are very proud to see Mark participating in the continuing education of probate and estate attorneys on an advanced level throughout Texas,” said Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette and Rice. “Co-presenting with Judge Peyton was a great honor, and allowed both Mark and Judge Peyton to share their respective expertise on estate law.”
For more information on Mr. Caldwell, please visit our site. Interested parties concerning either probate or estate legal services in Texas and/or learning more about Mark’s expertise, can call the firm at 972-991-7700 or use the Web form to send an email inquiry.
The event was composed of two parts. Part 1 was on property characterization, intestate estate, and ethics issues. Part 2 was on estate planning and probate for digital assets. Event sponsors were the Dallas Bar Association Probate, Trusts, and Estates Law Section, the Dallas County Probate Court, and the Dallas Volunteer Attorney program.
More on Mark R. Caldwell, a Top Texas Estate and Probate Attorney
Mark Caldwell is a recognized expert lawyer throughout Texas in areas of trust, probate, and estate litigation, having earned his law degree from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, in 2005, before returning to Dallas, Texas, to practice law. Among Mark’s public speaking and publications are the following. He co-authored “Properly Performing Annual Accounts in Guardianships and Management Trusts Where One or Both Spouses are Incompetent,” Real Estate, Probate, & Trust Law Reporter, Volume 52, No. 4 (2014), and wrote “Winning the Battle and the War; A Remedies—Centered Approach to Litigation Involving Durable Powers of Attorneys,” 64 Bay. L. Rev. 435 (Spring 2012). Interested parties are referred to the website to read a full list of Mark’s publications and speaking experience.
Beyond his technical knowledge, Mark enjoys the investigatory aspects of estate and trust litigation, including reviewing and analyzing medical, financial, and suspicious property records and transactions. Mark is committed to developing and maintaining strong, personal relationships with his clients throughout Texas. He endeavors to offer smart, pragmatic and cost-effective legal advice. Mark believes that the strongest winning position is one that is simple, direct, and understandable and he realizes that estate and guardianship litigation often involves substantial damage to family relationships. While he strives to advocate strong, aggressive positions for clients, Mark also strives to resolve disputes in an ethical and reasonable manner that, if desired, do not preclude the opportunity for reconciliation.
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Burdette & Rice, PLLC is a top Dallas probate law firm, with lawyers dedicated to listening to their clients, being fully present to them, and advocating their clients’ positions in the simplest and most persuasive way possible. The law firm employs some of the top probate and estate lawyers in Dallas, Texas. Clients come to Burdette & Rice to contest a will in Texas, work on complex inheritance litigation and disputes, and to litigate disputes over powers of attorney, guardianship and trustee issues all based on Texas law.
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