What Services Does A Lee County Probate Attorney Offer?
If you find yourself in need of legal representation to protect the estate of a family member, friend and or love one, a qualified and experience Lee County probate attorney can help. The probate process is the act of officially proving the validity and authenticity of a person’s Last Will and Testament. Once a person dies, their assets and liabilities are placed in an estate managed by a probate court. If the deceased did not have a Last Will and Testament, the court is charged with the task of distributing assets in accordance with Texas intestacy laws.In the event, you experience a family member or friend who contests the validity of the decedent’s Last Will and Testament, the help and advice of a Lee County probate attorney is vital. A Lee County probate attorney possesses the credentials, experience and familiarity with the Texas Probate Code requirements. These skills will aid in protecting the wishes, estates and other assets of your love one while minimizing the emotional and mental toll this process can have on the survivors.
Services Offered by a Lee County Probate Attorney
In the state of Texas, there are two probate types, which are independent administration and dependent administration. The independent administration is less complicated and a more cost effective probate process, while the dependent administration probate type can be a tedious and costly process. If you would like to know more information regarding what probate type will be best for your situation in this time of need, please contact a Lee County Probate Attorney to aid you with your probate needs.
There are additional services offered which may include but are not limited to the following services:
- Represent clients in breaches of fiduciary obligations and Will contests.
- Send written correspondence to the estates’ beneficiaries.
- Submit an application to probate the decedent’s Will.
- Send written correspondence to the creditors of the deceased.
- Inventory and appraise the deceased assets.
At Morris Ostrom Law, a Lee County probate attorney can help you with any probate issues, as well as estate planning, setting up guardianships, answering questions about estate taxes and inheritance law, and transferring property. Call (888) 869-9015 today for more information.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Lee County including the cities of Giddings and Lexington.