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Representing Executors


Have you been named as executor in someone's will?  What do you do?  What legal obligations do you have, and what risks are you taking if you serve?

The attorneys at The Karisch Law Firm, PLLC, have years of experience representing independent executors and dependent administrators and can advise you about your legal responsibilities and risks. Estate administration need not be a daunting experience.  We can explain the process and help you evaluate the risks.

If you are named as executor in a loved one's will, our representation can help you:

  • Get the will admitted to probate (recognized as valid by a court).
  • Give the necessary notices to creditors of the decedent.
  • Give the necessary notices to beneficiaries named in the will.
  • Prepare and file the required inventory of estate assets.
  • Process creditors' claims.
  • Account to beneficiaries.
  • Formulate a plan for distributing estate assets to the beneficiaries.
  • Defend lawsuits brought be estate beneficiaries and creditors.

Please review the frequently asked questions on Steps to Take When Someone Dies and Independent Executors on the Texas Probate Web Site, then contact The Karisch Law Firm, PLLC, for a consultation.