David Fowler Johnson, of Winstead P.C., has made available for download his article, “Court’s Order Ending Family Allowance to Decedent’s Wife Was Reversed Due to a Lack of Notice to the Wife”, published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows:
In In re Estate of Clark, a trial court entered an order allowing a family allowance for the decedent’s wife. No. 02-20-00211-CV, 2021 Tex. App. LEXIS 5685 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth July 15, 2021, no pet. history). After the wife was removed as the administrator of the estate, the court entered another order ending the family allowance. The spouse appealed, arguing that she was never given notice of the trial court’s consideration of ending the allowance and other issues. The court of appeals reversed the order because the spouse did not receive notice:
Posted by Marin Larkin, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.