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  • Arrangements to Make After a Loved One Dies
    Death is a difficult thing. It can feel sudden and overwhelming, no matter the circumstances. During this time of grief, it’s understandable that you may not be thinking about the practical considerations involved in dealing with the death of a loved one. But these are important arrangements to make in order to take care of […] The post Arrangements to Make After a Loved One Dies appeared first on Kreig… Continue reading Arrangements to Make After a Loved One Dies
  • Can Courts Alter Wills?
    One of the key principles of wills and trusts law is that a will should be given effect as written, unless it is shown that the will was procured by fraud, duress, or undue influence. This principle, known as the “rule against perpetuities,” is based on the idea that a person’s wishes should be respected […] The post Can Courts Alter Wills? appeared first on Kreig LLC. Read More
  • 3 Things to Know About a Small Estate Affidavit
    A Texas Small Estate Affidavit is a legal document used to help heirs of an estate receive the property of someone who has passed away without having to go through the traditional probate process. It’s specifically designed for estates with a value of less than $75,000. If you’re dealing with a small estate in Texas, […] The post 3 Things to Know About a Small Estate Affidavit appeared first on… Continue reading 3 Things to Know About a Small Estate Affidavit
  • Completing a Texas Transfer-on-Death Deed
    A transfer-on-death (TOD) deed, commonly known as a beneficiary deed, is an important tool in Texas estate planning. It allows you to transfer ownership of certain types of property upon your death to someone else without going through the probate process. The TOD deed has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its simplicity […] The post Completing a Texas Transfer-on-Death Deed appeared first on Kreig LLC. Read More
  • Texas Probate Case of First Impression Over Who Owns Moon Rocks
    Courts make decisions based on the existing legal framework and precedents. These decisions create frameworks for future decisions made by the same court. A court first impression is a decision that is, at least in part, new or not bound by prior precedent, so it sets a new precedent. What is a Case of First […] The post Texas Probate Case of First Impression Over Who Owns Moon Rocks appeared… Continue reading Texas Probate Case of First Impression Over Who Owns Moon Rocks
  • How to Admit a Will to Probate to Prove Muniment of Title
    In Texas, there are two ways to admit a will to probate: muniment of title and regular probate. Muniment of title is the simpler of the two procedures and is typically used when the deceased person’s estate is small or when there is no dispute over the will. Muniment of Title is the process of […] The post How to Admit a Will to Probate to Prove Muniment of Title… Continue reading How to Admit a Will to Probate to Prove Muniment of Title
  • What You Need to Know about Hiring a Texas Probate Attorney
    In Texas, the probate process can be complicated and time-consuming. If you’re considering hiring a probate attorney, there are a few things you should keep in mind. In this blog post, we will explore what you need to know about hiring a Texas probate attorney. We will discuss the different types of probate, the benefits […] The post What You Need to Know about Hiring a Texas Probate Attorney appeared… Continue reading What You Need to Know about Hiring a Texas Probate Attorney
  • What If There Is Contradictory Language In a Will?
    If you’re reading this, then you’re probably wondering what would happen if there is contradictory language in a Texas will. The answer isn’t as simple as you might think. In fact, it depends on a number of factors, including the type of contradictions and the specific wording of the will. That being said, there are […] The post What If There Is Contradictory Language In a Will? appeared first on… Continue reading What If There Is Contradictory Language In a Will?
  • What Is a Family Allowance?
    Probate is the legal process of distributing a person’s assets after they die. In Texas, if a person dies without a will, their assets will go through probate court. The court will appoint an executor to oversee the estate and distribute the assets to the heirs according to state law. One of the questions that […] The post What Is a Family Allowance? appeared first on Kreig LLC. Read More
  • How to File a Small Estate Affidavit in Texas
    Introduction The process of probate can be a long and complicated one, especially if the estate in question is large. But what if the estate is small? In Texas, there is a process known as a small estate affidavit that can be used in these cases. In this blog post, we will walk you through […] The post How to File a Small Estate Affidavit in Texas appeared first on… Continue reading How to File a Small Estate Affidavit in Texas