Knowledgeable Dallas Estates Attorneys Draft and Probate Wills
Texas lawyers advise and represent testators and executors
Pyne & Prather, P.C. provides a full range of services for Wills: drafting, tax review, amendment, revocation, execution and probate. We provide guidance for testators, executors and trustees. Our experience in the probate court, resolving issues related to the validity of Wills, enables us to provide practical advice for testators from all walks of life. Similarly, our work in the formation of Wills gives us keen insight into how executors should interpret various aspects of a Will that may initially seem unclear. Whether you are a testator formulating an estate plan or an executor implementing a decedent’s wishes, Pyne & Prather, P.C. can simplify many complex aspects of the tasks before you. We offer pertinent and personal legal advice to obtain the results you need in a timely manner with the least stress possible.
Executing a valid and effective will
To be effective, your Will must be executed in accordance with the formalities required by law. We work closely with you to memorialize your intentions and instructions so that they be carried out efficiently.
Probate attorneys guide executors through every step of the process
Most executors have never probated a Will; many are surprised to learn the decedent’s Will named them as the responsible party. We provide valuable service for executors who have no prior experience in the probate court on matters that include:
- Filing the will with the right Texas probate court
- Finding and assembling assets
- Pay creditors and claimants
- Collecting amounts owed the estate
- Closing and opening bank accounts
- Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate and beneficiaries
- Paying current and delinquent taxes as well as estate taxes
- Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
- Locating beneficiaries
- Hiring experts, when appropriate
We guide executors through the probate process, with advice, so you can settle the testator’s estate as efficiently, quickly and easily as possible.