Local Attorney Comfort Level is a Plus

Having an attorney who is familiar with the county where your case will be filed has its advantages. There are benefits to having a lawyer who is comfortable with the procedures in your specific court. Comfort that comes from knowing what the judges and the court staff expect. This can…

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How Many Certified Letters Testamentary Should You Order?

If you have recently been to a Texas probate court and been granted  Letters Testamentary, you will be asked how many certified copies you need.  How should you determine this? The first thing that you should do is to make a list of the property that needs to be transferred.…

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Help! My Loved One Died and I Lost the Original Will!

Losing a loved one is already upsetting.  Finding out that their will is nowhere to be found can make things seem overwhelming. If this has happened to you, there are some things that can be done. First, find a copy of the will.  A copy of the will may be…

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Can a Copy of a Will be Probated in Texas?  

Once a Texas will has been properly drafted and executed, the original should be kept in a safe place.  This should be a place that is dry and safe, such as a fireproof box.  The will may also be kept in a safe deposit box, however, this is not always…

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