Estate Administration Attorneys in Houston, Texas

Experienced Counsel in Estate Administration

If you have been named or appointed as executor or administrator of an estate, you probably have many questions about your duties and responsibilities. Likewise, as a beneficiary of an estate, you may not know your rights while an administration is ongoing. You are not alone. The estate administration process can be complex and confusing. You want an attorney who understands the applicable law and process, one who has successfully represented both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in similar circumstances.

At the Black Law Firm, we have over 15 years of experience representing clients in estate administration cases. We take the time to answer your questions and fully explain the law, the process, and options so you can make informed decisions that are in your best interests and the best interests of the estate.

To schedule a free initial consultation, contact our office or call us at 713-234-1380 (toll-free at 888-717-7792) for an appointment.

Our Estate Administration Practice

We work closely with executors and administrators to advise you of your duties and obligations in the administration of the estate. If you are a beneficiary, we will help protect and preserve your inheritance.

We handle any and all matters incident to estate administration, including preparing and filing the documents necessary for the orderly administration, and attending hearings or other proceedings in the probate court. We will help you:

  • Prepare an inventory or accounting of estate assets
  • Assist in obtaining property valuations, when necessary
  • Advise in the payment of debts, taxes and expenses of administration
  • Confirm compliance with all statutory requirements
  • Oversee the orderly distribution of estate assets

We also provide trust administration services to individual and corporate trustees, thereby ensuring compliance with the terms of the applicable trust or statutory provisions. We will review with you the terms of the trust instrument, counsel you on your obligations as trustee, and handle any administration or litigation issues that may arise.

Contact the Black Law Firm

We offer a free initial consultation to all clients. Contact us or call us at 713-234-1380 (toll-free at 888-717-7792) to set up an appointment with an experienced lawyer. Our office is open Monday through Friday, from 8 am until 5 pm; and evening and weekend meetings may be arranged upon request. We are located in the Museum District, with plenty of free parking available.