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  • Texas Probate Law Firm Continues Rapid Growth
    Adds veteran probate attorney, Hallie O’Connor, to its Dallas office FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dallas, October 10, 2022: Kreig LLC, a Texas-based probate law firm, announced today that Attorney Hallie O’Connor has joined the firm’s Dallas probate practice. “We are thrilled to have Hallie join our team,” said CEO Jack Manhire. “She is a highly respected […] The post Texas Probate Law Firm Continues Rapid Growth appeared first on Kreig LLC.
  • Does a Probate Court’s Order Have to Be Final to Be Appealable?
    In a recent case, St. John v. Hearne, a Texas probate court granted a bill of review but did not dispose of contested issues. The Court of Appeals noted that granting a bill of review does not terminate the proceedings and is not equivalent to final judgment for purposes of appeal. Legal Terminology Interlocutory Appeal […] The post Does a Probate Court’s Order Have to Be Final to Be Appealable?… Continue reading Does a Probate Court’s Order Have to Be Final to Be Appealable?
  • 5 Kinds of Texas Probate
    Introduction Probate is a process by which an administrator (the executor) of an estate (the decedent’s property) distribute the estate’s assets to the decedent’s beneficiaries. In Texas, probate is handled by the Texas State Probate Office. There are at least five types of probate (more if you count the various permutations such as testate dependent, […] The post 5 Kinds of Texas Probate appeared first on Kreig LLC.
  • Who Will Serve as Personal Representative of Your Estate?
    Who will serve as personal representative after you’ve passed on? Many people think about this while planning their estate, but it’s important to know who is eligible to serve and who will serve by default if you don’t name a personal representative properly. Selecting The Personal Representative (Executor vs Administrator) Specialized knowledge, training or experience […] The post Who Will Serve as Personal Representative of Your Estate? appeared first on… Continue reading Who Will Serve as Personal Representative of Your Estate?
  • Kreig LLC has two of the Best Lawyers® in America
    Kreig LLC is proud to have Erin Breaux recognized by Best Lawyers® in 2023 in America, and Kristina Munoz recognized in the third edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™. Congratulations Erin and Kristina! The post Kreig LLC has two of the Best Lawyers® in America appeared first on Kreig LLC.
  • Can Reasonable Diligence Trump a Probate Statute of Limitations in Texas?
    Default for failing to file? Default at Law A default is the failure to do something required by law or the failure to comply with a contractual obligation. When it comes to filing a will for probate, there is a timeline that the filer must comply with in order to avoid being found in default. […] The post Can Reasonable Diligence Trump a Probate Statute of Limitations in Texas? appeared… Continue reading Can Reasonable Diligence Trump a Probate Statute of Limitations in Texas?
  • What Can a Probate Court Do About Child Support?
    Legal Terminology Ad Litem Means for the suit, a person appointed such a role is responsible for a ward’s affairs in a particular aspect of litigation. Texas Probate Code, Section 608 [Now Texas Estates Code] Allows a probate court to transfer a matter from a district, county, or statutory court to itself when the matter […] The post What Can a Probate Court Do About Child Support? appeared first on… Continue reading What Can a Probate Court Do About Child Support?
  • Can a Court Add Probate Proceedings to a Muniment of Title?
    Legal Terminology Muniment of Title/Deed: Means there is no need for administration of the estate. This allows for a will to be probated quickly and cost-efficiently. Administration of an Estate: Allows for the management of the liabilities and assets of a deceased person. Probate Case In re Estate of Kurtz, 54 S.W.3d 353 (Tex. App. […] The post Can a Court Add Probate Proceedings to a Muniment of Title? appeared… Continue reading Can a Court Add Probate Proceedings to a Muniment of Title?
  • Kreig LLC’s probate team expands
    Kreig LLC proudly announces the addition of Texas attorneys Siobhan Weathers and Jessica Lappin to handle probate, estate planning, and guardianship matters The probate law firm of Kreig LLC welcomes our two newest attorneys as we continue expanding across the State of Texas. Kreig LLC currently has offices in Houston, Denver/Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, […] The post Kreig LLC’s probate team expands appeared first on Kreig LLC.
  • Can You Bring a Law Suit Against a Texas County in Probate Court?
    In a person’s will, they may leave either personal or real property to an entity rather than to an individual. They could leave land to a city, business, organization, county, or the like. What happens when there is a suit against a county rather than an individual? What is the controlling law and how is […] The post Can You Bring a Law Suit Against a Texas County in Probate… Continue reading Can You Bring a Law Suit Against a Texas County in Probate Court?