If your loved one or family member recently died, you may have specific legal obligations and rights, there might be several options to go through probate.
The process highly depends on the circumstances surrounding a decedent at the time that they passed away. The presence or absence of a Will, the interpersonal relationships of the people left behind, and the complexity of the estate all define how the probate process looks and feels.
In some cases, the probate process under Texas law will require proving that a Last Will and Testament is valid or maybe that it should be contested, disputed and invalidated.
In cases without a Last Will and Testament, the probate process requires that a decedent’s legal heirs are identified before and orderly and legal transfer of property from a decedent to the heir(s) can occur.
The end goal of probate is always the same: Wrapping up of decedent’s final affairs, paying their outstanding bills and debts if any, and distribute the remaining assets out of their estate.
Call or contact GP Schoemakers, PLLC today to find out which probate process best fits your situation. Call (832) 408-0505 to schedule your initial consultation with Attorney Schoemakers, as a probate lawyer. Whether you are considering probate or if you have a potential probate dispute, GP Schoemakers, PLLC can help.
We at GP Schoemakers, PLLC know, dealing with the death of a Loved One is never easy. We are no strangers to dealing with grief, and the effects that grieving for a lost one can have on us.
We routinely help individuals and families like you go through the legal process of probate with compassion and sensitivity to your unique situation. We counsel and guide executors, trustees, beneficiaries, heirs, surviving spouses and children through the probate process that is applicable to their unique circumstances.
When you are looking for a trusted advisor or probate lawyer to help you and your family navigate the legal process of Probate, you need an attorney who will take the time to understand your family dynamics, your needs, and desires. GP Schoemakers, PLLC will provide you with an experienced attorney who you can rely on to help you through the probate process, and who will ease the stress and confusion that the legal process might bring with it.
Whether your loved one died with a Last Will and Testament, or if your loved one died without a Last Will and Testament, we will work with your family to ensure any outstanding issues are resolved and that all legal requirements and deadlines of the Texas Probate Process are met. We will help you identify the best legal process under Texas law based on your unique situation; we will help you identify your rights, interests and goals to pursue your objectives as efficiently as possible.
Make an appointment today and let us guide you through the probate or trust administration process after your loved one passed away because time is of the essence. You may have specific legal rights, options and obligations that need to be addressed now! If you are appointed to be the Executor of the Estate or if you are stepping up to the plate to do what is right as the Estate’s Administrator we can help!
The Probate Process
Attorney Schoemakers will be available to answer any questions you or your loved ones might have about the Probate Process or any questions related to Intestate Probate Administration. Get in touch with the Law Offices of GP Schoemakers today to schedule an appointment with a probate lawyer in Galveston/Houston, TX.
NOTE: Under Texas law, people applying for letters testamentary, letters of administration, determinations of heirship, and guardianships of the person or estate must be represented by a licensed attorney. Only licensed attorneys may represent someone else’s interests. Self-represented applicants may proceed in court only if they are really representing themselves alone
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