James Brian Thomas’s Guides

James Brian Thomas

Dallas Probate Attorney.

Contributor Level 14
  1. Trust Administration in Texas: Challenges and Practices

    Written by attorney James Thomas, over 2 years ago.

    Trusts are used in Texas estates with increasing regularity. The Trust may be used in place of, or in concert with, a Will in order to carry out the intentions and objectives of the person making it. Whatever the use, the Trustee often faces a minefield of legal duties and obligations.

  2. I'm an Executor. Now What?

    Written by attorney James Thomas, about 3 years ago.

    While there are many common elements of every decedent's estate administered in Texas, each is unique. This guide cannot address those issues unique to your case, but is rather intended to provide some basic considerations that every person nominated to serve as an Executor should be aware of.

  3. Quick Tips for a Texas Will Contest: How a Client can Help Their Case

    Written by attorney James Thomas, about 3 years ago.

    Separate Emotional and Legal Success Very few Will contests result in complete emotional and legal success for any client. Even when a client prevails on their legal claims, the road to obtain that

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. 5 Tips to Consider When Preparing Your Will in Texas

    Written by attorney James Thomas, over 3 years ago.

    Know Who You Trust Any well-drafted Texas Will contains your nomination of at least one Independent Executor. This person will file your Will for admission to probate, receive the appointment by the

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful