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Many people have been misinformed about the probate process. Probate handled by an experienced, skilled attorney is the most efficient, stress-free and economic manner to handle the estate of the deceased.

Probate is the legal process of administering a deceased person’s estate by filing the Last Will and Testament of the deceased with the appropriate court and proving that it is an authentic document.

The process to probate a will in Texas generally involves the following steps:

  • Filing the Application
  • Appointment of Executor or Administrator
  • Notice to Beneficiaries and Heirs
  • Inventory and Appraisal
  • Payment of Debts and Taxes
  • Asset Distribution
  • Final Accounting and Closing the Estate

Probating a will has many detailed steps, and challenges may arise during the probate process such as will contests, disputes among beneficiaries, or claims by creditors. An experienced probate attorney can provide legal expertise, ensure compliance with Texas probate laws, handle complex legal matters, minimize conflicts, and expedite the probate process.

Sell Griffin McLain has handled hundreds of probate proceedings throughout the Texas Panhandle. Our attorneys are on hand to listen to and help guide you through the probate process.