Lawrence Frederick Dietlein Jr.
Lawrence Frederick Dietlein Jr., Probate Attorney - Houston, TX
Posted over 2 years ago.

For more information on creditor's claims and who gets paid first, please see Section 320 - 322 of the Texas Probate Code.

John Greuner
John Greuner, Probate Attorney - Grapevine, TX
Posted over 2 years ago.

This is a case where experience really comes in handy. Your best bet is with a lawyer who is board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law. After looking at all the facts (relationships, debts, assets, etc), an experienced lawyer will be able to advise you on the best approach to the problem.