On February 16, 2017, the Texas Supreme Court will hear the Kinsel case regarding whether Texas recognizes the legal cause of action for tortious interference with inheritance rights. See Longview News-Journal. the https://www.news-journal.com/news/2017/feb/15/texas-supreme-court-to-hear-weighty-issues-thursda/. This is a big case tomorrow for Texas probate law. A majority of jurisdictions recognize this cause of action. Lower courts in Texas are divided.
The following is for informational purposes only, shall not constitute legal advice and does not constitute the establishment of an attorney-client relationship. More importantly, the following information is not a substitute for a Board Certified Texas Estate Planning & Probate Attorney. You should always consult with a qualified attorney.