Oklahoma City, OK asked in Probate for Oklahoma

Q: My mom lived in shawnee ok died july7 2020in tulsa ok has gas oil. Mineral rights in nacogdoches tx where does the

Probate take place at

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Matt Fleischer
Matt Fleischer
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: I'm sorry for your loss. Whether you need a probate in TX will depend on TX law and whether you need a probate in OK will depend on OK law. In Oklahoma, your need for a probate will depend on numerous factors, including what types of assets your mom had, how those assets were titled, the value of those assets, etc. For more information, see the article titled "Do I Need Probate?" at the link below:

https://www.ffpclaw.com/do-i-need-probate

Also, many probate attorneys offer free consultations where they analyze your unique situation and provide more specific guidance.

James Tack Jr
James Tack Jr
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If you have a probate done in Oklahoma for other reasons, that probate can be filed in Texas to transfer the Texas mineral interest. Depending on the facts, many times interests in minerals in Texas are transferred by use of an affidavit rather than a probate. Additional facts are needed to determine what actions you should consider.

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