Probate is the process of identifying the assets that belong to an estate, using those assets to pay any outstanding debts or obligations. It also involves distributing the remaining assets to the beneficiaries identified in a will or, if no will is available, according to the laws of Texas. Hiring a qualified attorney is an integral step
The process can be daunting and involve many steps including:
- Filing Petitions
- Court Appointments
- Notifying Creditors
- Property Inventory
- Disputes & Litigation
If you have a family member or loved one whose estate has entered the probate process, the Dorothy Butler Law Firm is here to help you. Whether you have been named personal representative of an estate, believe you are the beneficiary of a will, or are a creditor with a claim against an estate, the Dorothy Butler Law Firm can help you to understand the options available to you and how to handle the complexities of the probate process.