When y0u begin the probate process the first step is submitting an application for probate. You must submit this application to the proper Texas probate court in the county where the decedent resided. In the City of Frisco, this is generally Collin County or Denton County.
It is of great importance to start the probate process in the correct jurisdiction. Probates filed in the incorrect court will likely be thrown out even after going through all the steps. This is further complicated by each court in Texas having its own set of probate proceedings and qualifications. Before filing, it’s best you consult with an attorney about the county or counties where you feel your probate should be handled.
Frisco Probate Courts
Since the probate process will be carried out in the county in which the decedent resided, most Frisco probate cases will be within the Collin County statutory probate court. Residents of Frisco who resided within Denton County must begin and go through the probate process in Denton County.
1450 E McKinney Street Suite 2412. Denton, TX 76209-4524
How much does Frisco probate cost? How long will it take?
The cost and length of probate in Frisco will vary significantly and it depends on a number of factors such as the value and complexities of the estate, the existence of a will, and the location of real property owned by the estate. Any disputes or will contests with alleged creditors over the debts of the estate can also add significant time and fees. Common expenses of an estate include executor’s fees, accounting fees, court fees, appraisal costs, and surety bonds. Most estates are settled though probate in about 9 to 18 months, assuming there is no litigation involved.
Frisco Probate Attorneys
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