Wednesday, September 2, 2009
A non-substantive codification of probate-related law has begun in Texas with the enactment of the portion of the Estates Code that deals with intestacy, wills, and estate administration. To permit guardianship and other topics to be added and for corrections and substantive modifications to be made, the effectiveness of the Estates Code is delayed until January 1, 2014. 2009 Tex. Sess. Law Serv. Ch. 680.