Bill Pargaman was chair of the Estate and Trust Legislative Affairs Committee of the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas during the 2009, 2011, and 2013 legislative sessions, and continues to prepare the legislative update paper. These are his updates of changes during those and subsequent sessions affecting probate, guardianships, trusts, powers of attorney, and other areas of interest to estate and probate practitioners.