Houston Probate Lawyer – Texas Probate Law
Small Estate Affidavit in Houston
In Texas, a small estate affidavit is used in very specific situations. If there is no will, and the estate is worth less than $50,000, the estate may qualify for this alternative to probate. Contact our firm to learn more about your options and whether you meet the criteria for small estate affidavit.
Muniment of Title Lawyer in The Woodlands
Another alternative to a full probate is when you may probate a will as a muniment of title.This is available to a beneficiary under a will if the estate has no debts.The practical effect for the client of using a muniment of title proceeding equates to less up front attorney’s fees. It is wise to work with a skilled lawyer who can guide you through the process while ensuring that paperwork is completed properly and signed documents are submitted to the court on time.
If you have questions regarding small estate affidavits, contact the Northwest Houston/Cypress, Texas, and Georgetown area Law Office of Troy M. Moore, PLLC. Our office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and we provide a free phone consultation to all prospective clients.