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Why are some wills contested?

You probably already know that just because you've been named as an heir in your very wealthy relative's Texas estate, it doesn't mean that after he or she dies you can simply show up to the house and collect the items or money left to you. It wouldn't be that simple. Before allowing any distribution of assets, the executor or personal representative of the will must take several steps, including convincing the court of the will's validity. Depending on the circumstances, the process could actually drag on for some time.

Estate planning at any age can help Texas residents

Beginning an estate plan may seem like a daunting task. As a result, many Texas residents may put off estate planning for years. However, if put off for too long, individuals could find themselves in a predicament that could have benefited from information such a plan could hold. Therefore, parties may wish to start planning sooner rather than later.

Dying intestate may make probate and estate administration issues

An unexpected death can have substantial impacts on the surviving family. Their emotions and grief may seem overwhelming, and the idea of handling their deceased loved one's estate may appear to be an insurmountable task. In a best case scenario, the decedent will have created an estate plan to make the probate and estate administration go more smoothly. Unfortunately, some Texas families may have to deal with an intestate situation.

Professionals help with Texas probate and estate administration

Being set to inherit assets from family members may bring mixed emotions for many Texas residents. However, those individuals undoubtedly want to ensure that the probate and estate administration for their deceased loved ones is handled properly. Therefore, if concerns do come about, parties may be wise to consult with legal professionals. 

Organization could streamline estate planning in Texas

Getting end-of-life affairs in order can prove challenging for many Texas residents. Because many life aspects must go into consideration, numerous individuals may not even know where to begin when it comes to estate planning. However, because these plans typically revolve around property and family, starting with either of those topics could be useful.

Aldrich Law Firm, PLLC

Aldrich Law Firm, PLLC
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San Antonio, TX 78209

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