Texas Probate, Estate and Trust Administration

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From guardianships to probate proceedings to taxation, Texas Probate, Estate & Trust Administration provides in-depth coverage of every aspect of probate law and estate and trust administration in Texas. Four comprehensive volumes offer the straightforward guidance, expert analysis, and practice tools you need to successfully meet your client's needs and to avoid liability to beneficiaries or other third parties.Rely on Detailed Legal Analysis and Information Vital to Your Practice, Including:-The independent administration system-Attorney's role in probate practice-Guardianships issues-Will contents-Administration and management of estates and trusts-Fiduciary duties of personal representatives-Health care powers of attorney and directives to physicians-Effect of community property laws on the distribution of an estate-Information and tips regarding deadlines, required documents, and mandatory procedural requirements under the Probate CodeStreamline Your Work with Easy-Reference Practice Tools, Including:-Sample forms and letters-Procedural checklists-Lists of source materials-Useful charts and diagrams-Tables of statutes, rules, and regulations-Quick reference indexChanges and Issues That Can Affect Your Client's EstateTexas Probate, Estate & Trust Administration includes relevant provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 ("Tax Relief Act") that concern estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax. All four volumes are updated with current case law and the latest statutory and regulatory changes.


Matthew Bender & Company, Inc.


Original author is Kenneth McLaughlin, Jr. Principal revision author is Terri Lynn Helge.