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Is Texas a Uniform Electronic Transactions State?

The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) is a “model” legal code, which means that states must pass their own legislation for it to become law. The UETA gives electronic signatures the same legal validity as a handwritten “wet” signature for certain transactions that the parties have agreed to conduct electronically. Every state except New York …

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Can a Trustee Sell Property Without All Beneficiaries Approving?

A trustee does not need beneficiary approval to sell trust property. However, a trustee who wants to avoid litigation would be wise to at least seek approval of the trust beneficiaries, and, at a minimum, be able to substantiate why the property was sold and how that sale benefited the trust beneficiaries. Have questions? Schedule …

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When a Husband Dies, What Is the Wife Entitled To?

Upon losing her husband, the determination of what the surviving wife will inherit will be based on a combination of state law, the husband’s last will and testament, his revocable living trust, any irrevocable trusts, retirement account beneficiary designations, payable-on-death or transfer-on-death account designations, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, and potentially other estate planning documents. However, …

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¿Cuáles son las leyes de herencia en Florida?

En Florida, si alguien muere y deja un testamento válidamente ejecutado que dispone de sus bienes, al fallecer, los bienes usualmente se distribuirán de acuerdo a los deseos descritos en el documento.  Sin embargo, si alguien fallece sin un testamento válido, las leyes de sucesión intestada dictan el esquema de distribución de los bienes a …

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