Do You Have to Hire a Probate Attorney in Texas?

Hiring a probate attorney in Texas is generally necessary when administering a probate estate. This is due to a combination of Texas law, which requires representation of the interests of beneficiaries and creditors, and the complexity of the state’s probate laws. In Texas, individuals have the right to represent themselves in legal proceedings, but this…

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Fighting Among Relatives, No Will, and Other Things That Can Hold Up Your Texas Probate

No one likes to think about what will happen after they die, but it’s important to have a plan in place. If you don’t, your loved ones may have to deal with a lot of complications. One of the biggest problems they might face is probate. Probate is the legal process of distributing a person’s…

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What If Someone Removes Organs from a Deceased Family Member without Permission?

Dealing with the death of a loved one is an incredibly emotional time. Because it is so sensitive, there are legal remedies that allow members of a decedent’s family to recover for monetary damages if matters are not dealt with properly. One of the remedies is for negligent infliction of mental anguish. What is this?…

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Does Separate Property Acquired in One State Count as Community Property in Texas?

Introduction When it comes to probate, property division can be a complex and contentious issue. If you and your spouse own property in more than one state, the question of which state’s laws will govern the division of that property can become even more complicated. In this blog post, we will explore the concept of…

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Can a Texas probate court grant relief on something that was not explicitly in the pleading?

Introduction In Texas, probate courts have the authority to grant relief on matters that are not explicitly stated in the pleadings. This means that if there is an issue that arises during the course of probate proceedings, the court can take action to address it. Texas law gives the court broad powers to do whatever…

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