Sitting just shy of 1 million people, Collin County is the sixth most populous state in the state of Texas. With nearly a million people calling Collin County home, it’s no surprise to learn that Collin County has a large number of probate cases.
While Texas probate laws carry similarities throughout the state, each probate case is handled in its respective county. Because of this, it is important to understand the differences in how probate cases are handed in each county.
Denton County is one of several Texas counties that have at least one statutory probate court. These courts hear exclusively probate and guardianship cases and cases related to probates and guardianships.
The information for the Denton County Probate Court can be found below:
While the judge for this probate court has agreed to the Denton Local Court Rules, each judge has their own manner of operating their court and hearing cases. What works for one statutory probate court in Texas, might not work in a statutory probate court in Denton County.
So you have to consult the local rules and then know the procedures for each court. This is why it often helps to hire a probate attorney who regularly handles cases in the Denton County probate court.
In Denton County, you can check the status of probate records by visiting this webpage.
If you have any questions about filings that are not accessible through the search tool, the County Clerk can be reached via phone by calling (940) 349-2012.
To visit the County Clerk in person, you must go to:
Denton County Clerk
1450 E McKinney Street
Denton, TX 76209
Denton County provides probate forms to the public. This includes forms for muniment of title, affidavit of heirships, and small estate affidavits.
The clerk’s office will typically refer users to the Denton County Probate Court Forms website for this.
We are experienced probate attorneys who frequently represent clients with sensitive probate matters in Denton County. We know the Denton County probate courts, the Denton County Clerk’s office, and the Denton County probate rules.
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Disclaimer: The content of this website is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice and should not be acted upon without consulting a qualified probate attorney.