Maybe, but not necessarily.
A living trust or family trust is a document that serves as a substitute for a will. You transfer your property to your trust while you are alive. The trust specifies how your property will pass to your heirs. The trust accomplishes everything you want to do in a will but it allows your heirs to completely avoid the probate court process.
Some benefits of a living trust:
Some drawbacks of a living trust:
Unlike some other states where the probate process is expensive and lengthy, in Texas, with a properly drafted will, the probate court process is relatively smooth and can be completed in a couple of months. We don't recommend a living trust for everyone, but it should be considered if