Estate Planning


Aug 2018

Procedure for Suspending Declaratory Judgments Pending An Appeal

Texas has long recognized the ability of parties to seek declaratory judgments in certain types of cases. A declaratory judgment is one in which the judgment declares the rights, status, and other legal relations between the parties. But assuming that a declaratory judgment is granted, what relief is available to a party who seeks to appeal the declaratory judgment and who wants to suspend that...

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Jul 2018

What’s An Executor to Do? General Executor Duties in Texas and New Mexico

In the context of estates and trusts, there is no more important role than to serve as the person appointed to identify and distribute the deceased’s assets. The title of this person varies depending on the circumstances. For a trust, the person in charge of the assets is usually referred to as the trustee. For probate proceedings related to the estate of a person that...

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Jan 2018

ScottHulse Attorneys to Speak at Annual Estate Planning Conference for Women

The Estate Planning Conference for Women provides an opportunity for women to empower themselves with knowledge on financial planning and estate planning. Attorneys, financial advisors, and a certified public accountant (CPA) will present on a variety of topics throughout this five session course, including the estate planning basics for wills, trusts, and incapacity planning documents; an explanation of the probate and administration process for a...

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