Why Do I Need A Bee County Probate Attorney?
A Bee County probate attorney can be a huge help to people when a family member passes away. After someone dies, it can be an emotional time, and many people find it difficult to navigate the legal processes that occur. The legal process that deals with the resolution of an estate after someone’s death is the probate process.
When someone becomes deceased, they typically leave behind an estate that includes debts and assets, which can be money, real estate and personal property. How the estate is distributed will depend on whether the decedent had a Last Will and Testament, and whether that Will is contested. A Bee County probate attorney can help through all of these scenarios.
Probate Lawyers: Services
There are several steps that are required after a loved one dies and the probate process begins. There is legal paperwork, court appearances, and the notification of creditors, for example.
In probate court, a judge will have to decide whether or not a Will is legally valid. In some cases, family members and others might contest the validity of a Will. Using a Bee County probate attorney can help to navigate through the influx of paperwork and proving the legitimacy of a Will, as well as handling court appearances and required notifications.
Even with no one contesting the Will, probate can be a complicated matter. A Bee County probate attorney has the required knowledge and experience to deal with legal issues as they arise, and advise beneficiaries on what they need to do. A probate lawyer can provide other services, as well, including answering questions regarding:
- Estate tax issues
- Property rights
- Inheritance law
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Bee County including the cities of Beeville, Blue Berry Hill, Mineral, Normanna, Pawnee, Pettus, Skidmore, Tuleta, Tulsita, and Tynan.