What Does A Frio County Probate Attorney Do?
Probate is the legal proceeding concerning the estate of a deceased person. A Frio County probate attorney can represent their clients during this process. In probate, all claims and disbursing will be decided on according to the Will of the deceased person. Ownership of property, personal assets and other financial and non-financial assets are all legally delegated during the probate process.During the Texas probate process, the Will is verified to be valid and assets are distributed accordingly. When the decedent did not have a Will, or the Will is contested, the court will distribute assets according to intestacy laws and the arguments of a Frio County probate attorney.
Probate Lawyer Services
A Frio County probate attorney can assist clients in preparing a Last Will and Testament. This document helps to provide family members with the protection they need in the event of the client’s passing. The attorney will assist their clients with estate planning, as well as living trust and general and medical powers of attorney. These documents will prove to be vital when it comes to declaring assets after a family member has passed. Working with a Frio County Probate Attorney will ensure that these documents are prepared correctly and will stand up in probate court.
During the probate process, a Frio County probate attorney can perform many functions on behalf of beneficiaries, including:
- Filing paperwork with a probate court.
- Cataloguing and having value assessed for any assets of the estate.
- Represent beneficiaries in court hearings regarding the estate.
Without the legal experience and assistance of a Frio County probate attorney, these steps can be difficult and confusing for the beneficiaries.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Frio County including the cities of Pearsall, Dilley, Bigfoot, Frio Town, Hilltop, Moore, North Pearsall, and West Pearsall.