Decatur Family Law and Probate Attorney

Helping You Probate A Will

Probate is the process of legally recognizing a person’s death, paying the decedent’s debts and distributing the assets that remain according to directions left in a will or in other estate planning documents. An experienced probate attorney can be invaluable for you and your family during this process. It’s important that you probate your loved one’s will as quickly as possible.

Without a trusted lawyer by your side, the legal process can be overwhelming, mistakes may be made and disputes could arise. The Law Offices of Marilyn J. Belew, P.C., has over 20 years of experience helping residents of Decatur and the surrounding communities with a variety of legal matters. In addition to detailed probate administration, attorney Marilyn J. Belew also helps her clients draft wills and set up guardianships, and can provide a unique insight into legal matters that involve multiple areas of the law.

Personalized Solutions For Your Unique Needs

Probate can vary in complexity. Ms. Belew is known for providing legal services personalized to meet your specific needs. This level of personal attention can be particularly valuable in probate cases when the legal process can be frustrating.

If a loved one dies without a will, it is known as dying intestate. The Texas Probate Code spells out how an estate is divided in these circumstances depending on whether there is a surviving spouse, children or other family members. The firm can protect your rights and ensure you follow state laws in these situations.

Ms. Belew strives to be communicative and open over the course of your case, ensuring that you understand what is happening every step of the way. Probate can require extensive communication with the courts to properly assemble and distribute the decedent’s assets. Having a communicative lawyer can save you time and worry in your case.

Ready To Guide You Through Probate

Navigating probate can be challenging. Having a trusted attorney at your side as you carry out your duties can prevent mistakes and save you from additional stress and worry. To get started, contact The Law Offices of Marilyn J. Belew, P.C., by calling 940-627-6400 or sending an email.