Texas Probate Forms and Procedures

This timesaving combination of forms and law covers each key procedural step with: the relevant code sections, summaries of the interpretive cases, and advice for avoiding common pitfalls.
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This timesaving combination of forms and law covers each key procedural step in the probate process with the relevant code sections, summaries of the interpretive cases, and advice for avoiding common pitfalls.

This edition brings you—

New forms:

  • Affidavit Regarding Notice Pursuant to Tex Est C §452.006(c). Form 6-6.1
  • Notice to Heirs When Will Is Offered More Than Four Years From Date of Death [§258.051]. Form 9-4.2
  • Waiver of Heir Regarding Will Filed More Than Four Years From Date of Death [§258.051]. Form 9-4.3

Revised and new text covering:

  • Whether the “default” of a third person can be imputed to a probate will applicant. §§2:02, 7:02, 8:02, 9:03
  • Providing notice to heirs. 6:17
  • Nontestamentary assets. §§7.78, 8:87
  • Procedures for selling real estate and personal property at public auctions. 8:111
  • Determining whether muniment of title is appropriate. 9:02
  • Necessary witnesses at the hearing of an heirship application. 10:21

Helpful practice pointers including:

  • Filing probate applications electronically. §§7:14, 8:13, 9:12
  • Situations requiring personal service. §§7:21, 8:21, 9:14, 10:14
  • Contingent-fee contracts. 7:71
  • Recording a foreign will. 13:21
  • Objecting to the assigned statutory probate judge. 15:02

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: CLIENT ENGAGEMENT

CHAPTER 2: PROBATE OPTIONS & CONSIDERATIONS

CHAPTER 3: EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

CHAPTER 4: PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

CHAPTER 5: VENUE & JURISDICTION

CHAPTER 6: TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 7: INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 8: DEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 9: MUNIMENT OF TITLE

CHAPTER 10: DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP

CHAPTER 11: MISCELLANEOUS PROCEDURES

CHAPTER 12: CREDITORS

CHAPTER 13: FOREIGN WILLS

CHAPTER 14: TAX CONSIDERATIONS

CHAPTER 15: CONTESTED MATTERS

APPENDIX: A LOGICAL GUIDE TO THE TEXAS ESTATES CODE

TABLE OF STATUTES
TABLE OF CASES
TABLE FOR NEW TEXAS ESTATES CODE
INDEX