Texas Court of Appeals

In In re Est. of Ellard, a court ratified an executor signing a contingency fee agreement that was over 35% under section 351.152 of the Estates Code. No. 05-22-01149-CV, 2024 Tex. App. LEXIS 483 (Tex. App.—Dallas January 25, 2024, no pet.). The estate beneficiary contested that agreement and requested

In Herbig v. Welch, a dispute arose around whether a trust terminated and whether certain transfers were valid. No. 01-22-00080-CV, 2023 Tex. App. LEXIS 4505 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] June 27, 2023, no pet.). The parties disputed whether a trust terminated, whether a trustee had authority to accept transfers

In Parker v. Filip, a trust owned a limited partnership interest and the partnership owned real property in Fayette County, Texas. No. 14-23-00372-CV, 2023 Tex. App. LEXIS 6976 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] August 31, 2023, no pet. history). Several limited partners sued the general partner and other limited partners