Probate Estate Administration

After a beloved family member passes away, there are many tasks to do and most in a short period of time. The first weeks and months after someone passes away can be overwhelming. Let the attorneys at the law firm of Badeaux & Associates lighten your load. Based in Clear Lake, our probate attorneys have over 45 years of combined experience, and we will guide you every step of the way. Our law firm represents Executors and Trustees in administration of Texas estates, interpretation of Will and Trust provisions, and with gathering and distributing estate or trust assets. Our probate attorneys also represent beneficiaries of estates and trusts.

We welcome you to continue reading below and to get answers to frequently asked questions about probate in Texas. Our probate attorneys practice in the probate courts for decedents who died in Harris County, Galveston County or Brazoria County.

Please call (281) 486-4737 or contact us online to find out how our probate attorneys located in Clear Lake can help you!

Texas Probate Legal Services We Offer

The probate attorneys at the Law Firm of Badeaux & Associates are more than happy to assist their clients with straightforward estates. Additionally, our probate attorneys located in Clear Lake have extensive experience with large or complex estates. Further, because of Joanne Badeaux’s past experience in real estate and business law, Badeaux & Associates is a one-stop law firm for estates with real estate or businesses in Texas.

Our Services Include:

  • Representation in probate
  • Representation of Executors of Estates
  • Representation of beneficiaries whether or not there is a Last Will and Testament
  • Attending all required hearings
  • Appointment of Executor
  • Obtaining Letters Testamentary for the Executor
  • Assisting the Executor in gathering assets
  • Valuing the assets
  • Handling creditors
  • Assisting in sale or transfer of real estate
  • Preparing deeds to the house or other real estate
  • Filing or waiving the Inventory
  • Representation of Trustees
  • Implementation of Revocable Living Trust
  • Timely filing of all probate court documents
  • Representing beneficiaries to verify they receive all of the assets to which they are entitled

Do I Need a Lawyer for Texas Estate Administration?

You may be the Executor of the estate. If you are the Executor, you have many duties including complying with the Texas Estates Code which generally requires the probate court. If you hire Badeaux & Associates we can go to the probate courts for you and follow all of the procedural rules on your behalf. One of the purposes of probate is for the Executor to gather and distribute assets to the beneficiaries and determine the value of the estate based on IRS rules. He or she is acting in a fiduciary capacity and under oath administered in Probate Court. It is important that the Executor follow all requirements, or they can be personally liable for errors. Because of this potential liability, we highly recommend that the Executor seek legal advice of experienced law firms like Badeaux & Associates. Our attorneys have over 45 years of combined experience in estate administration and probate in Harris County, Galveston County and Brazoria County. Commonly the attorney's fees may be paid by the estate. You may be a beneficiary of an estate, and want to hire the law firm of Badeaux & Associates to protect your rights to receive all of the assets to which you are entitled.

Contact a Probate Lawyer in Clear Lake Today

Located in Clear Lake, Badeaux & Associates has many clients in, Clear Lake, League City, Friendswood, Pearland, Kemah, Seabrook, Dickinson, Deer Park, Pasadena, and other surrounding cities, but some of our clients live outside the state of Texas or in other countries.

Feel free to call (281) 486-4737 or contact us online to find out how we can help you with a probate matter!

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