The first step in the probate process is when you submit an application for probate. This application must be filed with the proper Texas probate court in the county where the decedent resided. In the city of McKinney, this is Collin County
It is of utmost 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 to consult with an attorney about the county or counties where you feel your probate should be handled.
McKinney Probate Courts
Since the probate process will take place in the county that the decedent resided, McKinney probate cases will be held within Collin County.
The information for the Collin County Probate Court can be found below:
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 12360. McKinney, TX 75071
How much does McKinney probate cost? How long will it take?
The cost and length of probate can vary significantly depending 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 contests or disputes 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.
McKinney Probate Attorneys
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The probate process involves settling the decedent’s financial obligations, paying debts and taxes, identifying and appraising assets, and distributing the remaining assets to the rightful beneficiaries or heirs. This...KEEP READING
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