Obtaining The Services Of A Duval County Probate Attorney
If your loved one has died, the last thing on your mind should be legal paperwork and attending court. Consulting a Duval County probate attorney is the first step to removing the frustration of the Texas probate process and resolving your friend or family member’s estate.If you aren’t familiar with probate, it is the process by which the assets and liabilities of decedent are placed into an estate to be overseen and administered by a Texas court. If a Will is present, then the distribution will follow the decedent’s final wishes. If there is no Will or there are problems with the Will, then the court will distribute assets in accordance with intestacy laws and the petitions of a Duval County probate attorney. In either case, there are specific legal tasks required in the process that an attorney can help with.
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In addition to legal issues arising after a death, a Duval County probate attorney can be utilized with many other related legal issues, including but not limited to: inheritance law; drawing up a Will; setting up guardianships/conservatorships; legal property transfers; and estate taxes.
When a loved one dies, a Duval County probate attorney will be able to provide the following services during the probate process:
- Inventory and assess value of the assets of the estate.
- File legal paperwork as required.
- Represent clients in probate court hearings. And,
- Notify creditors of the death.
If you do not have training or experience in probate matters, these tasks can be daunting. A probate lawyer is the best person to help navigate these legal waters.
The Duval County probate attorneys at Morris Ostrom Law, are committed to defending the rights of all clients throughout the probate process. Call today, (888) 869-9015, for a consultation in your Texas probate issue.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Duval County including the cities of San Diego, Benavides, and Freer.