Understanding Exempt Property in Texas Probate | The Probate Law Group

Understanding Exempt Property in Texas Probate

Some of a deceased person’s personal property is protected from creditors and exempt from probate. The list of exemptions even allows for the retention of certain farm animals or pieces of farm equipment.  Of course, as with anything related to a legal matter, property exemptions can become somewhat complicated.  Here are some of the most […]

4 Common Probate Problems in Texas - The Probate Law Group

4 Common Probate Problems in Texas 

It would be nice if probate could be simple for every Texan. Unfortunately, the process doesn’t always run smoothly. Here are four probate problems that can arise when the decedent’s assets go to probate. #1) Lack of Estate Planning on the Part of the Decedent It’s very common for a person to die and for […]

4 Responsibilities for Executors in Texas - The Probate Law Group

4 Responsibilities for Executors in Texas

If you’ve recently been named the executor of a friend or loved one’s will, you might be feeling overwhelmed. After all, you’ve inherited weighty legal responsibilities, and you may not even understand how to do the job. Here are four responsibilities you can expect to receive when you become an executor and what you can […]

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What to Expect During the Texas Probate Process

The Texas Probate process causes a great deal of anxiety mostly because people don’t know what to expect. Until a close loved one dies, it remains a mysterious process that few people have to deal with. We want to help put your mind at ease by giving you a window into the probate process.  How […]

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Myths and Facts About Probate in Texas

Probate is a poorly understood process. It’s not unusual for Texans to have a great deal of trepidation and worry about the Texas probate process and what it entails.  As probate lawyers in Houston, TX, we want to help clear up some of those misconceptions  Myth: Probate must always be lengthy and expensive. We help […]

What Happens When a Person Dies Without a Will in Texas? - The Probate Law Group

What Happens When a Person Dies Without a Will in Texas?

Dying without a will is known as dying intestate. Intestacy requires the state to distribute the assets of the estate in accordance with that state’s law.  Who inherits will depend on who survives the decedent and state law. The state will use the heirship process to determine who the surviving heirs are, and in what […]

Texas Letter of Testamentary | The Probate Law Group

Texas Letter of Testamentary 

An executor or administrator of an estate may not simply jump in and begin distributing assets and funds the moment a person passes on. They must first apply for the legal right to administer the estate. Validating the will or verifying that the estate will be administered per intestacy laws is the purpose of the […]

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Simplified Probate Process in Texas: What You Need to Know

Navigating the probate process in Texas can be overwhelming, especially for beneficiaries dealing with a decedent’s estate. The Probate Law Group brings you good news – a simplified probate process is available for estates below a certain value. This shorter and more efficient process comes with important procedural steps that cannot be avoided.   Who […]