Probate can be complex and time-consuming, but it’s not always a battle. Many probate cases in Texas can move forward relatively unhindered, proceeding through the Travis, Williamson, Hays, and Bastrop County courts with minimal disruptions. For these straightforward, undisputed cases, the Austin probate attorneys at the Law Office of Todd A. Wilson offer flat-fee legal services.
Our flat-fee services are a turnkey solution for uncontested probate cases in Austin. Here’s how it all works, when our flat-fee uncontested probate rates apply, and how to figure out if our services are right for you.
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At the Law Office of Todd A. Wilson, also known as TAW Law, we are proud to offer extraordinary counsel, value-focused representation, and client-centered service for all types of probate cases and needs, including uncontested probate in Austin, Texas.
Covering all filing fees and court costs, our flat-fee uncontested probate services can provide the support necessary to efficiently resolve these cases, all while offering you peace of mind and top-tier probate representation at a fixed rate.
Our Austin lawyers have highlighted what you can generally expect from these cases, as well as from our flat-fee uncontested probate services, below.
Uncontested probate describes the process of verifying the validity of a will and administering an estate when no disputes arise in the process. In other words, in uncontested probate:
Without these challenges being raised, uncontested probates tend to move forward fairly predictably, following the process and procedures outlined in Texas Estate Codes Section 256 (and below).
Contested probates, on the other hand, do involve disputes over the will and the estate. Usually, in these cases:
Consequently, when it comes to contested v. uncontested probate in Austin, Texas, uncontested probates can usually be resolved faster and more expeditiously than contested cases. That often means less (or no) time fighting in court; instead, uncontested probates tend to involve more complicated administrative work, with extensive court filings, multiple deadlines, hearings, and more.
Highly experienced and exceptionally resourceful, our Austin probate lawyers know how to navigate uncontested cases with optimal efficiency. That’s why we offer flat-fee services for uncontested probates.
Uncontested probates in Texas typically advance toward a resolution via the following process:
Simplified on paper, uncontested probate can still be quite complex, with several moving parts, fiduciary responsibilities, and strict deadlines. More complexities can enter the picture if you’re dealing with factors like (but not limited to):
Our Austin probate lawyers can handle all of that and more, facilitating the process to minimize added stress, save you time, and obtain favorable resolutions.
It can take as little as three to six months to resolve some uncontested probate cases in Texas. However, it’s critical to understand that:
If you aren’t sure whether or not a will needs to move through probate, check out this video — or contact an Austin probate attorney at TAW Law for a free consultation.
At TAW Law TX, we believe in providing extraordinary representation and solutions for all probate and estate administration needs.
With so much experience in uncontested probates, we know the best strategies, tools, and procedures for resolving these cases. That makes us incredibly effective at counseling our clients through these matters. And it’s why we offer flat-fee uncontested probate services.
Yes. Uncontested probates can become contested cases if:
This may happen, for instance, if:
This potential — for disputes to arise and complicate uncontested probate cases — is another reason why it’s prudent to retain an Austin probate attorney whenever you’re a party to a probate case in Texas.
Yes, it’s generally in your best interests to retain an attorney when it’s time to proceed with contested or uncontested probate in Texas.
The truth is that it can be difficult to know:
With an Austin probate attorney, you can get invaluable counsel and support at every point in the probate process. With TAW Law TX, you also get priceless representation and peace of mind at a flat-fee rate for uncontested probate services.
Talk to an Austin probate lawyer for more insight and answers related to your situation, options, and how to proceed.
Talk to an Austin probate lawyer to get answers, advice, and important counsel about your situation, your legal options, and how to proceed. The Law Office of Todd A. Wilson, also TAW Law TX, offers free consultations and flat-fee services for uncontested probates.