The letters tell banks, creditors, and others that you’re the person the Court has placed in charge of the estate. You’ll need to present the letter of testamentary along with the death certificate to show that you have the authority to act on the estate’s behalf.
Failing to plan ahead can tie up your real estate in a lengthy probate process. The main issues that come up are the various delays and expenses that impact beneficiaries. Learn how to transfer a house or property without the costs of probate and how to make the probate process easier if a loved one is already deceased.
Congratulations, you’ve just signed your will. Now what? It’s important to keep your will in a safe place where someone will be able to find it. Probating a will is very difficult unless the original can be produced. This could add significant time and expense to the probate process. Here are some options to consider:
A Texas County Clerk
County clerks offer a will safekeeping...Read More
What Happens if You Die Without a Will?
If you die without a will, it won’t be your problem; it’ll be everyone else’s! Dying without a will is also known as dying “intestate.” It could mean that rather than leaving your heirs an estate, they inherit an expensive and confusing headache.
Three Steps to Decide Whether You Need a Will
Dying intestate means that you did not leave...Read More