There are specific time limits and procedures for bringing claims. The Austin probate court focuses on carrying out the decedent’s wishes and ensuring that the Texas probate laws are followed.
The burdens on a family after a loved one’s death can feel immense. It is a difficult time for those managing both their grief and the legal aspects of an estate. Fearing that your loved one’s final wishes are not being carried out can make the situation even more complicated. Many families wonder what rights they have and what can be done. You may not want to get into a legal battle—it is a common worry that litigation will be costly and time-consuming, or that the effort will be all for nothing in the end.
Our experienced probate mediation and litigation attorneys in Austin, Texas strive to help you and your family resolve your loved one’s estate as effectively as possible. Even if you don’t live in Austin, our legal team can be your advocate in court, working to ensure that your loved one’s wishes are carried out and your rights are protected.
We have represented clients in will contests, sometimes in support of a propounded will and on other occasions to object to a will. We have also participated in proceedings to construe and reform wills, in contested accounting proceedings and in tax proceedings. Our estate litigation attorneys enjoys a reputation for sound advice, efficiency, and practicality. Our first and foremost goal will always be achieving the best possible result for our clients. Quite frequently, we are able to settle such proceedings without trials after taking into account the merits of the positions advanced by respective parties and the tax rules applicable.