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Probate Administration

Houston Probate Attorneys

Probate is the process of finalizing an estate after someone dies. When an individual has left a will outlining how he or she wishes to leave his or her assets, it should be filed with the probate court where it will be processed through the legal system.

An experienced attorney can help you through the probate process quickly and efficiently. At the Houston law offices of De Lange Hudspeth, our probate lawyers can help you make sure your loved one’s estate is administered according to his or her wishes.

Board Certified Probate Lawyer

Attorney Michael R. Tibbets is board certified in estate planning, probate, and trust law, and has been handling estate planning and probate matters for more than 35 years.

Understanding the Probate Process

One of the most common misconceptions about probate is that it is a difficult, lengthy, confusing, and expensive process that is best avoided. With a well-drafted will, probate can be accomplished with one short court hearing. An experienced probate lawyer can help you understand the process and advise you about the necessary steps.

Probate is a simple process. The administration process constitutes very little court time. Once the will is probated, the executor gathers all the assets of the deceased and then has them inventoried and distributed.

If you run into a problem during the probate administration process, our firm can help you deal with the matter in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Find out more about our probate litigation practice.

Contact Us for Probate Administration and Litigation

Whether you are looking to probate a will or you simply have a concern about a probate proceeding that has already been filed, we can help answer your questions. Our firm had its beginnings in 1916, and we have been helping clients in the Houston area ever since. Contact us today for more information about our probate administration and litigation practice.