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Probate
In Texas, the probate process can be complicated and time-consuming. If you’re considering hiring a probate attorney, there are a few things you should keep in mind. In this blog post, we will explore what you need to know about hiring a Texas probate attorney. We will discuss the different types of probate, the benefits...
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A will is a legal document that names how a person’s property will be distributed after their death. In order for a will to be valid, the person must have what is called “testamentary capacity.” This means that they must understand the nature and extent of their property, and must be able to identify the...
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After someone dies, their bank accounts, financial assets, and mortgage information do not automatically go to the next of kin. In Texas, the process for getting this information is not as straightforward as one might think. In this blog post, we will explore how to get bank, financial, and mortgage information in Texas after someone...
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If a person dies without having made a will in Texas, they are said to have died “intestate.” This can have a few different effects on the distribution of their estate. In general, if you die intestate in Texas, your assets will go to your spouse and children first. If you have neither of these,...
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Kreig LLC is pleased to announce the addition of three new attorneys to our probate and estate planning practice. Kara Kellogg (San Antonio) Kara Kellogg Kara is an attorney who currently assists her clients in matters related to probate, estate planning, and real estate. She has also represented plaintiffs in other areas of the law,...
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If you’re like most people, you have at least one bank account. But what happens to that account when you die? The answer may surprise you: in Texas, bank accounts do not go through probate. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what this means for your loved ones and how to ensure that your bank...
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If a person dies without any heirs, their estate is called intestate. This means that the state will decide what happens to the estate. The laws surrounding intestate estates can be complex and vary from state to state. In Texas, if a person dies without any heirs on either the paternal or maternal side, their...
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If you’re reading this, then you’re probably wondering what would happen if there is contradictory language in a Texas will. The answer isn’t as simple as you might think. In fact, it depends on a number of factors, including the type of contradictions and the specific wording of the will. That being said, there are...
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No one likes to think about what will happen after they die, but it’s important to have a plan in place. If you don’t, your loved ones may have to deal with a lot of complications. One of the biggest problems they might face is probate. Probate is the legal process of distributing a person’s...
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We all know that creditors can be a nuisance when someone dies owing them money. But what you may not know is that, in Texas, there are specific laws regarding how to handle a decedent’s creditors. If you’re the executor of an estate in Texas, it’s important to understand your obligations when it comes to...
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