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.
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.