A Texas Attorney You Can Count On
Richard Cahan has a passion for the law, the court system, and Texas. His love and respect for the community, and people, of Austin and the surrounding areas is what motivates him to take on each new day with purpose. As a detail-oriented person his whole life, Richard has taken all of his skills and put them into the specific areas of law where the people of Texas have shown they need him most. Richard focuses in Wills, Probate, Probate Administration, Estate Planning, and Landlords & Tenants (including deposit dispute, failure to repair, change in owner issues, eviction) matters. No matter what issue you have, Richard can help.
Probate Attorney | The Law Office Of Richard Cahan
Richard Cahan is a probate attorney you can trust. He is known across Texas as the premiere probate attorney for every kind of situation. Richard is a probate attorney in the premiere probate attorney for every kind of situation. Richard is a probate attorney in Pflugerville, TX, in Travis County, Hays County, Williamson County, Bexar County, the communities of Austin, San Antonio, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Lender and surrounding communities throughout Central Texas. He has assisted the good people of Texas with all of their important probate matters and estate planning opportunities for the past decade.
Texas Probate — The Process
The Probate process can be complex, but fortunately it is simpler in Texas than it is in some other states, and this is because of what’s known as the ‘independent administration’ of estates. Under this process, executors are able to navigate probate easier. But many people may not realize that probate can be avoided entirely in certain situations, and a seasoned probate attorney in Pflugerville, TX can help you assess whether probate is necessary for your situation and if so, will help you every step of the way to probate’s completion. Let’s consider a few of the situations in which probate may be unnecessary, see the list below:
Sometimes certain assets can be transferred to a new owner without probate. The following examples may be allowable:
- Real property with transfer on death designation
- Vehicles with beneficiary designation
- Other assets subject to affidavit of heirship
- Life insurance proceeds
- Property held as joint tenancy with a right of survivorship
- Community property with a right of survivorship
- Any survivor’s benefits from an annuity
- Certain payable-on-death bank accounts