How long does probate take in Houston, Texas?

In some states, probate can take from 1 to 3 years, but it depends on the state law, the estate complexity, and taxes filing. In others, however, it may only take few months. In Houston, Texas, your will should be submitted and handed for probate within 4 years following your death, if not, a the process will be much more complicated. Your executor should notify the beneficiaries of probate within 60 days, and also submit a statement to the court in 90 days that they’ve been notified. The assets and claims inventory should also be completed within 90 days right after your executor has been appointed. The beneficiaries often get the payouts in 4 to 8 months. Call Blasingame Whitley, your Houston attorneys, to make an appointment to discuss the details of your particular case in Houston, Texas. 

 

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