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Goodbye Probate Code, Hello Estate Code

Effective January 1, 2014, the Texas Legislature recodified the Texas Probate Code as the Texas Estates Code.  This change came about as a part of the legislature’s ongoing project, which began in 1963, to revise and reorganize Texas statutes.  The revisions put the statutes in a more logical order and a more user-friendly format, eliminate repealed or otherwise ineffective provisions,…
July 29, 2014