To Probate…Or Not To Probate

 

Let’s start with a simple dictionary definition of probate.  Probate is defined as “the official proving of a will or the process to establish the validity of a will”.  As Baby Boomers age, more and more questions about this legal procedure are being asked.  Is probate necessary in my particular situation?  How long does the probate process take?  Do I need legal assistance to sort out the probate process?

 

Is probate necessary in my particular situation?

 

If you have heard that it is horribly expensive and as complicated as learning Mandarin Chinese you have probably been needlessly scared.  On many occasions the answer is simple…you and your family do not need probate.

 

How long does the probate process take?

 

In those cases where probate is necessary, it probably entails one 10-minute appearance before a judge then filing a simple motion which closes the estate.

 

Do I need legal assistance to sort out the probate process?

 

The answer to this question is probably yes.  If you consult the right Amarillo Probate Attorney, any and all questions should be answered.  In the Texas Panhandle generations of people have relied on the knowledge and expertise of Amarillo probate attorney William (Bill) Cornett.

 

Put Cornett Law Firm’s 43 years of experience to work for you

 

Bill Cornett, Amarillo Attorney, with Cornett Law Firm offers affordable, qualified services as an experienced personal injury lawyer, probate attorney, family law attorney, criminal law attorney, DWI attorney, family law attorney and divorce attorney. attorney. Bill also has experience in estate planning and agriculture law. Sit down with Bill at his office located at 612 S. Van Buren St. in Amarillo TX by calling (806) 374-9498 or (800) 658-6618 TODAY to schedule a free consultation.

 

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Bill Cornett grew up on a farm in Knox City, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law School. After being licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 1973.

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