Wills, trusts, and estates

The law of wills, trusts, and estates includes the many legal issues related to a person’s directions for what should be done with their assets or property at their death (a will); for creating a legal entity (a trust) in which the assets of a person known as the trustor, grantor, or settlor are placed and held by a trustee (person or entity) for the benefit of named persons or classifications of persons (descendants); and to a deceased person’s real and personal property at the time of death (estate).

State Statutes for the State of Texas


(3) to determine any question arising in the administration of the trust or estate, including questions of construction of wills and other writings; or


(4) all devisees under a will, trust, or other beneficial instrument relating to the ward's estate; and

Federal Statutes

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