Probate Process In The State of Texas


After the death of a loved one emotions are running extremely high.  One of the practical decisions that must be made in the face of this grief and confusion is the proper distribution of your late loved one’s estate.  Unfortunately, this happens all too often and prohibits clear thinking individuals from making unemotional financial decisions. As you go through the probate process in the state of Texas, there may be legal terms that are unfamiliar to you. A dispassionate third party is necessary to sort out the details as to whether or not a probate is necessary.


Important probate process terms


The Decedent is the person who has died and whose will is being probated.  The Will is the legal document of the decedent that identifies the desired distribution of assets.  The Estate is all of the decedent’s assets.  The Beneficiaries include any and all loved ones named in the will.  Then there is the Executor or Executrix, this is the person who inventories and catalogues the decedent’s assets and sees that the estate is administered according to law relying on the advice of a probate attorney. Just to be clear, the Executor refers to a male executor while the Executrix refers to a female executor.


Put Cornett Law Firm’s 45+ years of experience to work for you


In Amarillo TX and the Texas Panhandle call probate attorney Bill Cornett.  Bill has spent his professional career making sure that when families are in a time of grief they have someone they can count on to distribute their loved one’s estate.  If you need an experienced Amarillo probate attorney call Attorney Bill Cornett today.


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


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. Bill was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 1973.

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