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Trust Attorney John W. Mikus in Houston, TX for Estate Administration

Were you named the administrator of your loved one's will? Are you confused by the estate administration process? Contact me when it's time to navigate probate.

I take pride in using my best efforts to find cost-efficient probate solutions for clients who are grieving after the loss of their loved ones. The outcome of your estate administration case will directly affect your future, which is why I’ll take a collaborative approach. Tell me about your unique needs, and together, we’ll create a plan catered to the wishes of both you and your loved one.

What is Probate?

Probate is a legal process involving the assets and liabilities left behind by a recently deceased person. Its goal is to ensure the decedent's debts are paid and assets are allocated to their appointed beneficiaries. Common probate-related tasks include:

  • Proving in court that a deceased person's will is valid

  • Identifying and taking inventory of the decedent's property

  • Having property appraised

  • Paying debts and taxes

  • Establishing an estate bank account

  • Distributing the remaining property as the will (or state law, in the absence of a will) directs

I’ve been advising clients in their probate cases since 1976. Get the experienced advice you need after the death of a loved one by contacting my office in Houston, Texas. I serve the surrounding areas of Fayetteville, Pearland, Sugar Land, and Katy.

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Services I Provide

I have spent decades assisting residents of the Greater Houston metro area with probate matters. I'll research the will carefully and explain the estate administration process thoroughly. If you’re a resident of Fayetteville, Pearland, Sugar Land, or Katy, Texas, contact me for guidance on any of the following areas:

  • Wills and Probate of Wills

  • Appointment and Removal of Executors and Administrators of Testamentary and Intestate Estates

  • Affidavits of Heirship to Transfer Real Property to Heirs at Law

  • Voluntary Partitions and/or Sales of Real Property and Family Settlement Agreements Among Heirs at Law of Intestate Decedent

  • Small Estate Affidavits and Orders to Distribute Decedent’s Property to Heirs at Law

  • Preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney

  • Will Contests

  • Determinations of Heirship Litigation

  • Involuntary Partitions and Forced Sales of Real Property Litigation Among Heirs at Law and Third Party Co-Owners

  • Reviews and Revisions of Real Estate Agent Listing Agreements

  • Preparations of or Reviews and Revisions of Earnest Money Contracts

You don’t have to navigate the probate process alone. Schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation with me today to start pursuing a path forward.

Accessible Guidance When You Need it Most

During emotional cases like probate, you need an attorney you can count on. I work directly with my clients in order to provide them with the dedicated counsel they deserve. My Houston office is also structured and staffed in a manner that makes it easy for clients to communicate with me.

Overwhelmed by Estate Administration Duties?

Attempting to probate a will can be difficult, confusing, and time-consuming. That's where I come in. At John W. Mikus, Attorney at Law, I am dedicated to making the estate administration process as easy as possible for you. I understand that your situation is unique to you. I possess diplomatic and creative thinking skills that serve my client’s specific needs. When you need to probate your loved one’s estate, reach out to me. I represent individuals and families in Fayetteville, Pearland, Sugar Land, and Katy, Texas. Call me today to schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation.

Will, Probate & Estate Administration Attorney Serving Fayetteville, TX

After the loss of a loved one, the last thing you need to face is a complicated probate process. Allow a skilled estate administration attorney to guide you toward your desired outcome. Contact John W. Mikus, Attorney at Law today for a free 15-minute phone consultation. See to it that your loved one’s last wishes are fulfilled.