Probate litigation and intestacy often go hand in hand. A qualified Texas attorney can help you challenge a will or trust, so that the rightful beneficiaries obtain the decedent’s assets. At Morris Ostrom Law, you will find skilled and experienced attorneys that are ready to assist you with your probate litigation and intestacy cases.
Overview of Probate Litigation and Intestacy
A single individual or multiple parties can contest a will. Probate litigation often occurs due to a suspicion of an invalid instrument or trust, undue influence, mental defect, forgery or fraud, no-contest clauses, disqualification, property characterization and the administration of the estate, among many other
In Texas intestacy refers to a decedent that died without a will in place. As a result, the state determines how the property is distributed among varying levels of heirs. In certain cases, a beneficiary may not receive their fair share or nothing at all. A lawyer can assist you in attempting to obtain a just allocation based on your relationship with the decedent.
In most cases, disputes are based on estate assets not passing to the appropriate parties. However, probate litigation and intestacy can also relate to improper distributions, a failure to make distributions, or misappropriation of funds.
Through the help of a knowledgeable attorney from Morris Ostrom Law, your case will be given the attention it deserves. A skilled and experienced lawyer will make every attempt to resolve your dispute amicably. Upholding the wishes of your deceased family member are a top priority and your lawyer will do everything they can to get you proper restitution.
Advantages of Professional Legal Help
An attorney from Morris Ostrom Law will take the time to explain the rules of succession that relate to Texas intestacy and heirship. They will evaluate the facts of your case and provide you with sound legal advice and guidance. In court, your attorney will fight for your rights, as well as your position aggressively. With a successful case, you may be able to receive the personal or real property that you deserve.