Managing The Details When Your Loved Ones Pass Away
The last thing you need to deal with after losing a loved one is the slew of logistical issues that comes with death. As the executor of your loved one’s estate, that responsibility falls to you, and death often unveils a number of unexpected and complex legal issues. You do not need to manage your legal issues alone and without guidance.
Stevens & Malone, PLLC, is a law firm dedicated to community. We serve our neighbors as a legal resource in times of need, including times of loss. We believe healthy communities are ones in which individuals and families have time to mourn, which is why we support estate administration efforts across the area. Stop worrying about the law; that is why we are here.
Understanding Heirship, Probate And The Texas Estates Code
Estate administration is complicated even under the best of circumstances. Simply put, it is wise to work with an attorney who can help you understand:
- How to determine questions of heirship
- What to do when an estate plan is out of date, contested or otherwise unusable
- How to notify major parties like banks, debtors and other financial institutions your loved one employed
The Texas Estates Code is particularly complicated, and an executor who makes a mistake can face serious legal repercussions. Working with Stevens & Malone, PLLC, does more than remove a logistical headache from your plate; it reduces your worry.