Services & Information Regarding Dimmit County Probate Attorneys
In the event that you have not experienced the death of a loved one before, you may be entirely unfamiliar with the process of Texas probate. Consulting a Dimmit County probate attorney can be a great help in understanding the process and getting guidance through it.
What is probate? In Texas, probate is the system by which a decedent’s assets and debts are but put into an estate to be resolved through the court system. When there is a Last Will & Testament on record and uncontested, the debts of the estate will be paid and the assets distributed per the decedent’s final wishes. If there is no Will or it is contested, the probate court will follow intestacy laws and hear the arguments of a Dimmit County probate attorney when determining how the estate will be distributed.
What Services Can I Consult A Probate Attorney For?
A Dimmit County probate attorney doesn’t just handle matters after someone has died. This type of attorney is experienced in all matters regarding probate, from drawing up Wills and advising on matters of guardianship to general matters of inheritance law, property rights and estate taxes.
Throughout the probate process, a Dimmit County probate attorney will be able to do the following tasks on behalf of the client:
- Represent clients’ interests in court hearings;
- File required paperwork
- Catalogue and appraise estate assets; And
- Notify creditors of the death.
At Morris Ostrom Law, our hope is always for an equitable resolution of the estate. However, that is not possible, and sadly there are those who would take advantage of a loved one’s death for their own personal gain. Whatever the circumstances, we vigorously defend our clients’ rights throughout the probate process. Contact our Dimmit County probate attorneys at (888) 869-9015 today to get the assistance you need.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Dimmit County including the cities of Asherton, Big Wells, and Carrizo Springs.