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Katy Probate Lawyer

Concerned about probate court in Katy, TX?

You’ve been named administrator of your loved one’s estate. You’re still grieving, but suddenly, you’re thrust into handling their final affairs. You’ve got a lot on your plate and need to figure out how this process is supposed to work. You want to ensure you don’t lose everything your loved one worked so hard for, but you also don’t know where to start. Don’t worry. You’re not alone. A Katy probate lawyer at The Titus Law Firm can help. We’ll help you keep your loved one’s legacy intact by helping you manage and distribute their estate. Ready to get started? Talk to our estate planning attorneys about probate proceedings today.

Fast Facts for Katy, TX

Katy, TX, is home to over 20,000 Texans. Founded in the 1800s as a rice farming location, the city has kept the small-town charm while offering all the convenience of a big city. Residents in the area bring home a median household income of $87,179—almost 30% higher than the national average. Concerning real estate, properties in Katy tend to go for approximately $208,700 on average, and the city has a high homeownership rate of 79.1%. If you’re probating an estate in Katy, this most likely means your loved one had assets that need protection. They may have had children designated as beneficiaries and financial resources that must be managed and distributed appropriately.

Being the administrator of a high-asset estate is an important task that can go wrong without the support of an experienced estate planning attorney. At The Titus Law Firm, our attorneys are thoroughly trained in Texas probate law and have ample experience in probate administration within the Houston and Katy area court systems.

Probate Resources in Katy, TX

If you’re looking for estate or probate services in Katy, TX, chances are you just lost someone you love, or you may lose someone soon. When that’s your reality, you’ll need support, guidance, and resources to help you through this difficult time.

Here are some local resources to help you through this process.

Prosperity Counseling Services

Probate is physically and emotionally draining. Not to mention, you’re experiencing a loss. Prosperity Counseling Services offers grief counseling to surviving family members.

Prosperity Counseling Services
25722 Kingsland Blvd., Suite 112
Katy, TX 77494
(832) 934-9036

Harris County Appraisal District

During a probate proceeding, taking inventory of estate assets and their value may be necessary. In that case, the Harris County Appraisal District has valuable information about the appraisal process, timeline, and other resources.

Experienced Katy Estate Administration Lawyer

Of course, the most valuable resources you’ll have during the probate process will come from your probate lawyers. At the Titus Law Firm, our attorneys have several specialties.

We can help you navigate critical areas of your life by providing you with tailored legal services for the following practice areas:

An experienced Texas attorney at The Titus Law Firm can help you navigate the probate law, handle estate planning and administration disputes, represent you in probate litigation, and even create your own estate plan. We also assist with real estate transactions and can advise you as you build your business from the ground up. Get a free consultation today.

Contact The Titus Law Firm Today

Have you lost a loved one and are now faced with handling their estate?

It can be challenging to know where to start, especially if this is all new to you. Estate planning and administration are complex processes that can sometimes be confusing and overwhelming. And without a clear plan of action, you could lose everything your loved one worked hard for to probate fees, taxes, and other probate costs. We want to help. We’re here to provide sound legal advice and provide guidance step-by-step. Call our Katy probate attorneys at The Titus Law Firm today for a free case evaluation. You can also visit our office at 5850 San Felipe St., Suite 500, Houston, TX 77057.

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Titus Law Firm is the most professional and knowledgeable firm I've come across. Everyone that is apart of the firm is a huge resource. Mr. Eddison Titus is very passionate about his work and it shows in his skills. I would strongly recommend allowing Titus Law Firm to represent your behalf. Trusted experts with a love for service.
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Creating sophisticated legal solutions with simplicity and ease. Whether you need an estate planning attorney, real estate attorney, or business attorney, The Titus Law Firm can help you determine the legal structure for your current needs.

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Meet with our team to determine your current circumstances and future objectives
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Your attorney will determine the best strategies and solutions to create, protect, shield, and build wealth
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Create peace of mind and a path forward with ease and security

FAQ: Texas Probate Attorney

How much does an estate have to be worth for Probate in Texas?

Your loved one’s estate may be exempt from the Texas probate process if you sign a Small Estate Affidavit. To qualify, your loved one’s estate must be valued at less than $75,000.

What if I disagree with the appointment of an administrator?

When a person dies without a will naming an executor (also known as intestate succession), the probate court will appoint an administrator. If the heirs cannot agree on who should be the estate administrator, the court will appoint a dependent administrator.

This means that the person ultimately appointed will have their administrative duties scrutinized by the probate court, limiting their independent decision-making.

Can I help my loved ones avoid probate of my estate in Texas?

There are a variety of estate planning strategies that can help your estate avoid probate by creating non-probate assets. The most effective way is creating a revocable trust or living trust document for assets you own, like your home, vehicles, and bank accounts. These assets will bypass probate and be distributed promptly by the trustee to your designated beneficiaries upon your death.

Talk to a member of our team to understand why.

Areas Served

  • Houston Neighborhoods
  • The Woodlands
  • Sugar Land
  • Katy
  • Tomball