When an individual passes away, their estate will generally go through probate. Probate occurs under the supervision of a probate court, which overlooks the transfer and administration of the deceased's estate according to the terms of a will.
Morris & Wise regularly assists personal representatives and executors with probate administration or any other aspect of a probate proceeding. Our San Marcos & Lockhart probate attorneys can counsel you throughout the complex process and work with you to ensure that a will is executed smoothly and seamlessly. If you have questions about whether or not probate is required in your specific case, do not hesitate to contact our team.
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When an individual passes away, he or she will usually name an executor in the will. This individual is tasked with the responsibility of settling an estate.
The probate process typically involves the executor:
In some cases, there may be disputes along the way, usually from heirs or other individuals with an interest in the estate. There may also be creditors who want to dispute the debt or try to stake a claim in the estate. When these disputes arise, probate can become complicated, time-consuming, and stressful. Make sure that you have our San Marcos estate planning attorneys work alongside you to help you resolve any issues that come up.
We are proud to bring our unique insight and deep experience to each case under our care. With over 45 years of combined experience, we are a trusted source of probate & estate planning representation.
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