Probate & Estate Administration Lawyers in Galveston, Texas

Passing on Your Legacy

Probate is the process of recognizing a person’s death and winding up their estate. An estate consists of anything that the law affords a person an ownership right in; such as your home, car, and bank accounts. The probate process can be simple or complicated, depending on the size of the estate and its complexity.

I Have A Will, Now What?

Having a Will is only one prerequisite in the probate process. An attorney needs to determine if the will is valid and the Will must be probated. Thus, even those fortunate enough to have loved ones who made plans, often need professional legal assistance in carrying out those plans. If your loved one passed leaving a Will, we here at Melcer & Sullivan PLLC are ready to assist you through the probate process.

Intestacy Options: What To Do When A Loved One Passes Without A WIll

The majority of Texans die without having made a Will or other Estate Planning device. This leaves many families scrambling to secure title to the family home, and unprepared for what comes next. Here at Melcer & Sullivan PLLC we can guide you step by step through the process of probating an intestate estate.

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