How do I transfer title for a deceased family member’s house?

Posted by on Feb 1, 2019 in Probate |

This is an example of how most probates originate in my office — my client is trying to sell mom or dad’s house, and they have a real estate agent, a buyer, and an agreed upon contract. But, then here comes the Title Company telling my client how they need to do probate. This has to be done because when someone passes away in Texas that owns real estate, that is considered to be a break in the chain of title for Title Company...

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After a Car Wreck, Don’t Talk to the Insurance Company Until You…

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Car Crash Attorney, Houston, Personal Injury |

If involved in a car crash, and it is not your fault, you should tread carefully when it comes to communicating with the at-fault driver’s insurance company.  The insurance company for the driver is only looking out for the interests of their customer (i.e. their “insured”), and they do not care about you.  Never give a recorded statement to an insurance company without first consulting the Northwest Houston, Texas personal...

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How Much Time Do I Have to File for Probate in Texas?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Probate |

A lot of people wonder how long they have to file for probate of someone’s estate.  In Texas, it is generally four years if you want to have an administration of the Estate with an Executor or Administrator being appointed.  You can file after four years for an Heirship, Small Estate Affidavit, or to probate a Will as a Muniment of Title only.  There are many caveats and ins-and-outs.  I give free phone and office consultations on all...

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How Much Time Do I Have to File for Probate?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Estate Planning & Trusts, Probate, Uncategorized |

A lot of people wonder how long they have to file for probate of someone’s estate.  In Texas, it is generally four years if you want to have an administration of the Estate with an Executor or Administrator being appointed.  You can file after four years for an Heirship, Small Estate Affidavit, or to probate a Will as a Muniment of Title only.  There are many caveats and ins-and-outs.  I give free phone and office consultations on all...

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How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit for a Car Wreck?

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Personal Injury, Uncategorized |

If you have been involved in a car accident that was not your fault, and someone else was responsible for causing the accident, you have a limited amount of time to hire an attorney and file your lawsuit.  You generally have two (2)years from the date of the car wreck to file your case under Texas law.  You should definitely not wait until the last minute and hire a personal injury attorney to guide you through the claim process.  Insurance...

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