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Q: The question I have is about a probate of of a will

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Beth Ann Serafini-Smith
Beth Ann Serafini-Smith
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Katy, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Generally, a Will needs to be probated within four years of the Decedent's death. Until a Will is probated, the named executor in the Will has no powers to administer the estate. The named executor must first qualify to serve as the executor and be appointed as the executor by the Judge. A probate attorney will walk you through the probate process.

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