This book is designed for law school courses covering trusts. The cases, problems, and questions are drawn extensively from Texas materials and attempt to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of how trust creation, administration, and enforcement are handled in Texas. Resulting trusts, constructive trusts, and trust accounts are also discussed.
Author: Karen Ann Rolcik
Release Date: 2005-03-01
The Complete Guide to Settling an Estate in Texas Probate can be a complicated process during a difficult time in many people's lives. How to Probate and Settle an Estate in Texas can help you understand, prepare for and work through the process of handling an estate in Texas. Written in an easy-to-understand manner, this book explains the different kinds of probate available in Texas and details the steps that must be completed. Checklists are provided for each specific kind of probate to ensure that no form or step is missed along the way. From dealing with creditors to handling estate taxes, How to Probate and Settle an Estate in Texas will provide you with essential knowledge to assist in closing an estate. Sphinx Legal Taking the Mystery out of the Law Appointing a Resident Agent Working with an Attorney Providing Notice to Creditors Paying Debts and Expenses Preparing an Estate Inventory Ready-to-Use Forms with Instructions: IRS Form SS-4 Application for Probate and Administration of Estate Notice to Creditors Appointment of Resident Agent and many more... Texas Probate Code Checklists for specific kinds of Texas probate procedures Explanation of forms to use for each kind of probate Plain-English glossary of terms Step-by-step instructions Ready-to-use, blank forms Your #1 Source for More Than 20 Years for Real World Law Information Sphinx Publishing An Imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. www.SphinxLegal.com
Author: Cheryl Peat Nance
Publisher: Dearborn Real Estate
Release Date: 2003-07-01
The Eleventh Edition (UPDATE) of "Modern Real Estate Practice in Texas is the most comprehensive and current Texas real estate textbook available. Along with an all new chapter on control of land use, you will find many special features including: * In Practice and For Example paragraphs to apply theory to practice. * Margin Notes to direct attention to important vocabulary terms. * Math Concepts at relevant points within the chapter. * Website Addresses to expedite additional research. * Exam Prep notes and a sample salesperson license exam. Complete coverage of the new, 2003 Texas real estate laws! The changes in real estate law, effective on September 1, 2003, have been incorporated into this new edition. Teach and learn with confidence, knowing that your text's facts are up to date! This book also includes the new forms! With changes in law also come changes in forms. This book has incorporated all of the new "Texas Real Estate Commission forms. So when students practice on these forms, they know they are preparing for a smooth transition into a real estate career. New PowerPoint Slides! As technology becomes more sophisticated, so do the teaching tools associated with "Modern Real Estate Practice in Texas. These slides will make teaching a snap, whether they're used as a reference or used when teaching the class! For Example/In Practice Sections! Whether teaching or preparing to get your license, nothing takes you "into the field" better than these. They're certain to help students with real life real estate once they get their license, and they also make great teaching tools. This text is in complete compliance with the rules andregulations of the "Texas Real Estate Commission and License Law. Topics include: Introduction to Modern Real Estate Practice, Real Property, The Real Estate Market, Concepts of Home Ownership, Real Estate Brokerage and the Law of Age
Author: Charles F. Herring
Publisher: Texas Lawyer
Release Date: 2017-06-28
Texas case law governing legal malpractice continues to develop rapidly, and ethics committees constantly issue new opinions and guidelines. Texas Legal Malpractice & Lawyer Discipline is a practical and easy-to-use book that walks attorneys through the minefield of modern lawyering. It includes major developments over the past year, with explanatory commentary, practice tips, and helpful charts. This new edition contains the current law and rules concerning lawyer liability and discipline in Texas, as they have continued to develop and change.
Author: Jonathan W. Singer
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Release Date: 2002
Nineteenth-century editorial cartoons often pictured government and industry hand-in-hand. Yet as early as 1889 Texas had enacted an antitrust law to curb the power of monopolies, and in the first years of the industry that would bring untold riches to the state, the attorney general used that law against oil trusts to a surprising extent. Ironically, for most of the first twenty-five years following the enactment of the Sherman Antitrust Act, federal enforcement efforts were extremely limited, leaving the field to the states. Texas was one of several states that had strong antitrust laws and whose attorneys general prosecuted antitrust violations with vigor. Political ambition was a factor in the decisions to investigate and prosecute cases against a highly visible target, the petroleum industry, but there was also a genuine belief in the goals of antitrust policy and in the efficacy of enforcement of the laws. In Broken Trusts, Jonathan Singer offers the definitive study of the formative period of antitrust enforcement in Texas. His analysis of the state attorney general’s use of antitrust law against the oil industry in this time of transition from agricultural to industrial society provides insights into the litigation process, the gap between the rhetoric of trust-busting and the reality of antitrust enforcement, and also the changing roles of state government in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The experience of Texas undermines the view that federal action has always dominated antitrust enforcement efforts and that antitrust litigation against Standard Oil was ineffectual. Rather, the results of the Texas attorney general’s litigations suggest that some states took their role in the dual enforcement scheme seriously and that the measure of success of antitrust enforcement goes beyond the amount of monetary penalties collected and the number of companies permanently ousted from a state. This volume will be valuable to those interested in the effects of the Sherman Antitrust Act, as well as those concerned with the evolution of the Texas attorney general’s office.
Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2015-06-17
Using an effective "learn by doing" approach, Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Legal Assistants emphasizes examples and applications, and includes hundreds of real life situations with detailed explanations. Students understand what the rules of law mean and how they apply in a real world context. The complete topic coverage introduces wills and trusts, intestate succession, estate administration, nonprobate transfers, and other estate planning issues such as taxes and malpractice. A balanced, experienced author team skillfully blends theory with practice. Extensive pedagogy reinforces the text, with marginal terms and a glossary, ethical points, checklists, practice tips, and sample forms. The instructor's manual provides a summary of chapters, a model course outline, exam questions, assignment ideas, exercises, and a research guide for wills, trusts, and estates.
Author: Joshua C. Tate
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Release Date: 2017-08
A TEXAS COMPANION FOR THE COURSE IN WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES introduces Texas-specific law that every student planning to practice law in this state should know. Developed and refined through eleven years of classroom use, these materials provide a solid grounding not only for the Texas Bar Examination, but also for estate planning practice in Texas. This edition has been updated to reflect changes made through the 2017 regular session of the Texas legislature, including new provisions relating to durable powers of attorney, class gifts, revocation of certain interests on divorce, and reformation of trusts. In addition, important new cases relating to promissory estoppel, capacity to marry, and the intentional disinheritance of children have been added to stay current with recent developments in the Texas courts. A TEXAS COMPANION features the following: Statutory provisions from the Texas Estates Code, Texas Trust Code, and other relevant statutes, along with excerpts from the Texas Constitution Thirty-six edited Texas cases, selected for their importance in Texas law and pedagogical value Citations and cross-references noting recent legislative changes Logical sequencing that tracks the chapter order in Sitkoff and Dukeminier, Wills, Trusts, and Estates (10th ed. 2017), but may be adapted to any other casebook
A comprehensive guide to all the laws that affect Texas pharmacies on a daily basis, Texas Pharmacy Laws and Regulations is a trusted and indispensable resource for Texas pharmacy professionals. Compiled by our team of expert editors and staff attorneys at LexisNexis in collaboration with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, this convenient and sturdy softbound volume is tabbed at the outside edge of pages for easy reference when you need to answer a question quickly, and is three-hole-punched so you can easily include it in a reference binder. You'll find coverage of the Texas Pharmacy Act, the Texas Pharmacy Rules, the Texas Controlled Substances Act and Rules, the DEA Pharmacist's Manual, the Texas Dangerous Drug Act, the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and all the procedures, forms, and addresses you need. Purchasing this regularly updated publication means you can keep abreast of the latest changes in the law, including over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and norpseudoephedrine. Students studying for a pharmacy license, pharmacy technicians, and managers purchasing for a chain of pharmacies will find the Texas Pharmacy Laws and Regulations is the resource you need at a price you can afford.
Author: Gordon Morris Bakken
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Release Date: 2000
In this volume, Gordon Morris Bakken traces the distinctive development of western legal history. The contributors' essays provide succinct descriptions of major cases, legislation, and individual western states' constitutional provisions that are unique in the American legal system. To assist the reader, the volume is organized by subject, including natural resources, municipal authority, business regulation, American Indian sovereignty and water rights, women, and Mormons. Contributors are: Roy H. Andes, Dana Blakemore, Richard Griswold del Castillo, Susan Badger Doyle, James W. Ely, Jr., Brenda Gail Farrington, Dale D. Goble, Neil Greenwood, Vanessa Gunther, Louise A Halper, Claudia Hess, Kenneth Hough, Paul Kens, Shenandoah Grant Lynd, Thomas C. Mackey, Nicholas George Malavis, Timothy Miller, Danelle Moon, Andrew P. Morriss, Keith Pacholl, Laurie Caroline Pintar, Michael A. Powell, Ion Puschilla, Emily Rader, Peter L. Reich, John Phillip Reid, Lucy E. Salyer, Susan Sanchez, Janet Schmelzer, Howard Shorr, Paul Reed Spitzzeri, John Joseph Stanley, Donald L. Stelluto, Jr., Timothy A. Strand, Imre Sutton, Nancy J. Taniguchi, and Lonnie Wilson.
Author: M. John Sterba
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2002-12-01
The demand for legal opinions is growing while the ground rules keep changing. Keep abreast of the latest developments with the third edition of Legal Opinion Letters. This unique guide covers all aspects - drafting, requesting, receiving, interpreting and evaluating - of both client and third-party legal opinion letters. Legal Opinion Letters provides comprehensive coverage not only of the standard corporate and securities third-party opinion letters, but also real estate opinions, tax, intellectual property, bankruptcy, letters to auditors, international opinions, and liability just to name a few. Special attention is given to exposure to liability, an area of great concern to the opinion practice attorney. It also examines the current content of actual letters used to address these topics. All of this valuable information is provided in light of current case law, the ABA Legal Opinion Report, The TriBar Report and several excellent state bar reports. It is a contributed work with introductory chapters by M. John Sterba, Jr., and additional chapters by a host of other expert pracitioners. The advice you find in Legal Opinion Letters may very well affect your very next legal opinion.