Category: Probate

Larry King’s Holographic Will

Larry King’s Holographic Will Larry King, popular long-time talk show host, passed away on January 23, 2021 at the age of 87. At the time of his death, Mr. King had been married to Shawn Southwick for more than 20 years. The couple had filed for divorce in August 2019, however they were still married [..]

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Importance of a Residue Clause – Planning Your Will

A recent appellate decision (In re Estate of Ethridge, No. 11-17-00291-CV, 2019 Tex. App. LEXIS 9564) reinforces the importance of having a residue clause and of consulting an estate planning attorney when drawing up one’s will. In 1990, Mildred L. Ethridge executed a one-page typewritten will that she drafted without consulting an attorney. In her [..]

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