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Browsing Texas Tech University School of Law by Author "Beyer, Gerry W."

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  • Beyer, Gerry W. (2008-01)
    An update of the legislative changes regarding selected matters pertaining to Texas wills, trusts, estates, and other related matters.
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, 2009-07)
    A review of laws enacted during the 2009 Texas legislative session. Topics addressed include wills, trusts, estate administration, intestacy, the estates code, and other estate planning matters.
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (Estate Planning Developments for Texas Professionals, 2011-11)
    A brief summary of laws enacted by the 2011 Texas legislative session. Topics addressed include the Texas estates code, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters.
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (West Publishing Co., 2007)
    Professor Beyer, with Aloysius A. Leopold, drafted Texas-specific forms to aid the practitioner in Estate Planning—specifically, the administration of decedent’s estates and guardianships.
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (West Publishing Co., 2006)
    Professor Beyer, with Aloysius A. Leopold, drafted Texas-specific forms to aid the practitioner in Estate Planning—specifically, the administration of decedent’s estates and guardianships.
  • Leopold, Aloysius A.; Beyer, Gerry W. (1990)
    Most jurisdictions within the United States currently utilize the post-mortem model of probate. Under this theory, an individual of legal age and of sufficient mental health plans for the distribution of his estate at ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (1998)
    The article begins with a review of the history and evolution of ante-mortem probate. Next, the current ante-mortem probate statutes are discussed, along with the reasons why practitioners in those jurisdictions choose to ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (Texas Bankers Association, 2011-09-30)
    An estate planner must always be on guard when drafting instruments which may supply incentive for someone to contest a will. Anytime an individual would take more through intestacy or under a prior will, the potential for ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W.; Major, Benjamin (2010-07)
    This article discusses the history of in terrorem clauses and the enforcement of in terrorem clauses in Texas. Next, the author discusses the intent of the passage of HB 1969 and how it may change the enforcement of in ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (2015)
    An estate planner may become a defendant in a case involving an estate he or she planned in two main ways. First, the attorney may have performed his or her services in a negligent manner potentially creating exposure to ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal, 2008)
    This article highlights common non-tax errors made by attorneys in the estate planning context. Professor Beyer posits that by using common sense, vigilance, and being aware of the troublesome areas of estate planning ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (2010-12-03)
    This working paper discusses the basics of Texas intestate succession law followed by a discussion of a variety of issues and updates which may affect the intestacy distribution scheme. Power point slides are included ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (2014-02)
    An inter vivos trust, also known as a living trust, is created during the lifetime of the settlor; testamentary trusts do not take effect until the settlor dies. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (West Publishing Co., 2009)
    In this book, Professor Beyer analyzes the text of the Texas Property Code and cases interpreting the Code. Beyer’s commentary provides the reader with an authoritative guide to the application of the Code. The full text ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (West Publishing Co., 2010)
    In this book, Professor Beyer analyzes the text of the Texas Property Code and cases interpreting the Code. Beyer’s commentary provides the reader with an authoritative guide to the application of the Code. The full text ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (2011-09-23)
    This article discusses judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters. The article covers approximately twenty cases that were reported ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (2005)
    This article discusses judicial developments relating to the Texas law of intestacy, wills, estate administration, trusts, and other estate planning matters. The article covers approximately thirty-five cases. The discussion ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (2009)
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (Texas Lawyer, 2010-03-01)
    This brief commentary posits that estate planning lawyers may be ethically obligated to inquire about their clients’ pets so they can make certain those pets are properly cared for when clients are unable to do so due to ...
  • Beyer, Gerry W. (Estate Planning Developments for the Texas Professional, 2009-04)
    When preparing wills for clients, attorneys must determine whether a client has a communication challenge and then proceed in such a way so that the communication challenge will not negatively affect the will’s validity. ...