Entries by Liza Farrow-Gillespie

Power of Attorney Liability

A person (“agent”) holding a power of attorney for another person (the “principal”) must act with the utmost degree of loyalty to the principal.  The agent must avoid being involved in any transaction which benefits, or even which potentially benefits, the agent. That rule of law was enforced once again in 2015 by the Texas […]

Dallas County Probate FAQs

Q1:  Can I probate a Will without an attorney? Unfortunately, no.  The Probate Courts do not allow individuals to appear on behalf of themselves.  For all purposes in Probate Court, you must hire a lawyer. Q2:  I’ve been appointed as the Executor of a Will.  What am I supposed to do? A:  The first things […]