Information About Gillespie County Probate Attorneys
When a person passes away in Texas, the estate that is created with their assets is handled by a probate court. A Gillespie County probate attorney will work with a probate judge to ensure that these assets are properly disbursed according to the wishes of the deceased or following intestacy laws (if there is no Will).If the deceased person had put together a Will before their death, the court will work to ensure that the Will is valid. If the person did not have a Will, a probate attorney will become even more useful as they try to sort out how the person’s assets should be divided.
What A Probate Attorney Can Do To Help
The legal proceedings that take place when trying to organize the estate of a recently deceased person, whether they have a Will or not, can be complex. This is where a Gillespie County probate attorney can help. They will be able to help family members and friends of the deceased through the various processes as conveniently as possible.
Some of these things that the Gillespie County probate attorney will be able to help with are regarding both state and federal estate taxes, death certification, a range of legal contracts, asset appraisal, getting in touch with creditors, and much more. These are just a few of the things that a Gillespie County probate attorney can do to alleviate the stress that comes with settling the estate of a loved one.
Other areas in which a Gillespie County probate attorney can assist are:
- Inheritance law
- Property transfers/rights
- Guardianships and conservatorships
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Gillespie County including the cities of Fredericksburg, Harper, and Stonewall.