Reasons For Consulting A DeWitt County Probate Attorney
In DeWitt County probate attorneys can provide information and assistance in the wake of a loved one’s death. Because the Texas probate systems requires specific steps to legally resolve the estate of a person who has died, trying to navigate the process without legal assistance is not advisable.
Resolving an estate can be a complex process; it can be even more complicated when there is no Will or the Will is contested. Defending the rights of beneficiaries, addressing problems with the executor of the Will, estate planning and setting up power of attorney are all areas in which a DeWitt County probate attorney can provide valuable assistance.
Probate Attorney Services
When it comes to the Texas probate system, there are specific steps required before the estate can be finalized. Beneficiaries must file paperwork, attend court appearances, notify creditors of the death, inventory and appraise the estate assets. When no Will exists, there steps get more complicated. A DeWitt County probate attorney can help in all of these aspects and guide you through the process.
If there are issues in probate, such as a contested Will, no Will, an executor not fulfilling his or her duties as required, contradictory Will, or assets missing from the Will, the services of a DeWitt County probate attorney become even more vital in arguing the beneficiaries’ case before a probate court. Your attorney can help investigate and argue on your behalf in probate court.
Other areas that a probate lawyer can assist are:
- Inheritance law
- Property rights/legal transfers
- Guardianships and conservatorships
- Drawing up Last Will and Testament
- Estate tax issues
Our firm provides services to clients throughout DeWitt County including the cities of Cuero, , Nordheim, Westhoff, Yoakum, and Yorktown.