Probate is the process where a court formalizes passing property from one person or generation to the next. It can also involve other parties such as charities, churches, or organizations. In short, probate is the process of inheritance. There are many forms of probate in Texas and many legal tools and procedures related to – but not necessary involving – a formal probate process at the courthouse. Which process or tools are needed depends on many factors, which should be discussed with an attorney. We can assist you with various probate-related procedures and tools, including: Will probates and contests, independent administrations, heirships and dependent administrations, small estates affidavits, affidavits of heirships. Your specific circumstances may warrant one or more of these options or potentially other legal strategies.