My practice concentrates on trials involving inheritance disputes including will contest, related property disputes and associated torts. To ask privately about a Texas litigation issue involving an inheritance dispute, click button "Contact Robert” in the "about me" box on the right.
The slayer rule means that a person who murders another person cannot inherit from that person. Texas doesn’t have the slayer rule but there are other methods of keeping the slayer from inheriting.
In a recent article in England, the courts let the wife inherit from her husband that she murdered because he had been so abusive toward her.
Contesting a will with a no contest clause should not be a concern as long as the person who is contesting the will is acting in good faith and with just cause. If they are, the no contest clause in a will is unenforceable.Read More
When a will gives “all household and personal property” to a person, that gift encompasses all personal property, tangible or intangible. It is not limited by the word “household.” The only thing that doesn’t pass is real estate.Read More
This podcast discusses some of the ways in which a podcast can be revoked as well as some problems that arise about attempted revocation of a will. I discuss a recent case where there was an attempt to revoke a will but that attempt was unsuccessful.Read More
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Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law — Texas Board of Legal Specialization. We handle litigation cases related to inheritance disputes including will contest, related property disputes and associated torts throughout Texas. Our principal office is in Lantana, Texas. Contact Robert