What Does It Mean to Be the Personal Representative of an Estate?

 If a Texas resident passes away, whether or not they left a will, the authority to oversee the administration of the estate lies with the Texas probate court located where the deceased resided or where the decedent owned real estate. The personal representative of the estate is the person … [Read more...]

How to Open an Estate in Texas after a Loved One Dies

Probating an estate in Texas is a fairly easy process if you follow the right steps. Normally, the next of kin or person named as the executor in a will hires an experienced probate lawyer to prepare the paperwork and appear in court, but it is possible to do it without a lawyer in some … [Read more...]