COLLIN COUNTY PROBATE COURT – HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
The probate attorneys at Shutt Law Firm handle many cases in the Collin County Probate Court. In fact, probate attorney Isaac Shutt is Past President of the Collin County Bar Association Probate Section. In this article, Isaac Shutt provides details about Probate in Collin County, Texas.
WHERE IS THE COLLIN COUNTY PROBATE COURT?
2100 Bloomdale Rd., McKinney, TX 75071. This is the huge court building you see on the west side of 75 in McKinney, north of 380.
The Collin County Probate Courtroom is on the main level, about half-way back, on the right-hand side. We usually ask our clients to meet us in the main corridor, outside the courtroom itself.
AM I REQUIRED BY LAW TO HAVE A PROBATE LAWYER?
Usually, but it depends on the situation. The Texas Estates Code governs which situations require a probate attorney. Give us a call, schedule a free consultation, or send us a message to find out if your situation requires an attorney. We’re totally honest and happy to answer your questions by phone and email. We will be open and honest about the situations in which Texas Law does not require you to have an attorney.
HOW DO I FIND COLLIN COUNTY PROBATE COURT RECORDS?
While this particular court does not put its actual records online, you CAN search the Collin County Probate docket sheets by following this link: Collin County Probate Court Records.
HOW DO I ORDER COPIES OF COLLIN COUNTY PROBATE COURT RECORDS?
Since you can’t directly download probate court documents online, you can physically go to the courthouse or call the probate clerks. Here’s the link to the Collin County Probate Clerks page: Collin County Probate Clerks.
DOES THE PROBATE COURT HANDLE ANYTHING OTHER THAN PROBATE OF WILLS IN COLLIN COUNTY?
Yes. In addition to the probate of wills in Collin County, the Probate Court also handles the following cases:
– Determination of Heirship
– Small Estate Affidavits
– Will Contests and other Estate Disputes
DOES EVERY COUNTY IN TEXAS HAVE A SPECIAL, DEDICATED PROBATE COURT?
No, not all Texas counties have dedicated probate courts (“statutory probate court”). Here is the list of counties with a Texas Statutory Probate Court:
– Collin County Probate Court
– Dallas County Probate Court
– Denton County Probate Court
– Tarrant County Probate Court
– Harris County Probate court
– Travis County Probate Court
– Bexar County Probate Court
– Galveston County Probate Court
– Hidalgo County Probate Court
– El Paso County Probate Court
To ask a legal question or get legal help from Collin County Probate Lawyer Isaac Shutt, use the online contact form to the right or call (214) 302-8197. If you prefer to meet at the office in person in Richardson, Texas – the attorney will gladly offer a free consultation.
Visit www.ShuttLawFirm.com for more information on how probate a will in Collin County, Texas, Dallas County, or any of the surrounding Dallas-area probate courts–contact Richardson, TX Probate Attorney Isaac Shutt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shutt Law Firm’s office is conveniently located just north of Dallas, TX and just South of Plano, Texas. The law office is near the intersection of highway 75 and Campbell Road in Richardson, TX.
You can also call Shutt Law Firm, PLLC, at (214) 302-8197 for more information on the topic discussed in this article or to discuss a different legal matter. CLICK HERE to book a Free Probate Attorney Consultation.
Please consider the Shutt Law Firm if you want to know how to lower Texas probate attorney fees, more about Texas estate disputes, Texas probate, a Texas Last Will and Testament, or if you need Collin County Estate Attorneys serving Richardson, Plano, Allen, McKinney, Garland, Addison, Rockwall, TX, Collin County, Dallas County, or surrounding North Texas area.
DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this brief article constitutes legal advice. The information provided herein is merely provided in the spirit of education. If you have a legal question, you should consult an attorney for your specific legal situation. Further, nothing in this article shall be construed to have started an attorney-client relationship. No such relationship exists until both you and attorney Isaac Shutt sign an engagement letter with the Shutt Law Firm, PLLC.