If you are reading about Probate because of the recent passing of a family member or friend, please know we are very sorry for your loss. We are sensitive to this difficult time for you and your family. You want settling the estate to be completed quickly and smoothly. That is our mission too. We will work with you and help you through the entire estate administration process in Plano, Frisco, Collin County, Denton County and the Dallas area.
Probate in Texas is a court supervised procedure for the legal transfer of assets from the deceased to the rightful heirs or beneficiaries. Some estates in Texas can use a probate process that only requires filing an affidavit without you having to appear in court at all. If you and your family qualify for this option, we will recommend it to you.
A probate should be started within four years of the date of the passing. If it is not begun, many problems with property titles and among family members can arise in the future. You can completely avoid these future issues by starting the probate process now.
Usually, probate is necessary to:
An uncontested probate action with a valid will can be completed in a few months. Of course, disputes and othe complications will extend the time needed to complete the process. Even if any of these arise, we want you to achieve the resolution that best serves you and your family with minimum delay and hassle.
We work diligently with you through every step in the process. We are committed to helping you administer your loved one's estate as efficiently as possible, and relieve you of legal burdens you may face during this time of loss.
We will meet with you for a complimentary case review. At that time we will give you an explanation of your options for proceeding and the time we expect will be needed.
We have decades of experience helping cliients with the probate process. This is what we do for you: