As a Houston probate lawyer, I am often asked how much it costs to probate an estate in Houston and the surrounding areas. The answer I always give is “it depends”. I hate to give vague answers, but this is not a question that can be addressed without knowing the answers to several questions, such as:
This is just a small sample of questions that have to be answered in order to determine the proper probate procedure for a decedent’s estate in Texas. Depending on the specific circumstances surrounding the decedent’s assets and family situation, it can be difficult to choose the ideal procedure for a given estate. You should speak with a Houston probate lawyer to determine which probate procedure is a good fit for your specific needs.