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Dickinson Probate

Dickinson is a small city southeast of the City of Houston, and is located inside of Galveston County. When a loved one passes away, the probate process must be done in the county in which the decedent resided. Our team of probate attorneys in Dickinson are committed to handling cases and guide clients through the intricacies of the Galveston County Probate Court system.

Dickinson Probate Courts

Since Dickinson is located in Galveston County, probate proceedings will take place through the Galveston County Probate Court system.

Galveston County is one of several Texas counties that have at least one statutory probate court. These courts hear exclusively probate and guardianship cases and cases related to probates and guardianships.

The information for the Galveston County Probate Court can be found below:

  • Judge Kimberly Sullivan, Presiding
    • 600 59th Street, Suite 2305. Galveston, Texas 77551-4180
    • (409) 766-2251

While the judge for this probate court has agreed to the Galveston County Local Court Rules, each judge has their own manner of operating their court and for hearing cases. What works for one statutory probate court in Harris County, for example, might not work in the probate court in Galveston County.

So you have to consult the local rules and then know the procedures for each court. This is why it often helps to hire a probate attorney who regularly handles cases in the Galveston County probate courts.

The Galveston County Clerk’s Office

In Dickinson and Galveston County, you can check the status of probate records by visiting this webpage.

If you have any questions about filings that are not accessible through the search tool, the County Clerk can be reached via phone by calling (409) 766-2200.

To visit the County Clerk in person, you must go to:

  • Galveston County Clerk
    • 600 59th Street, Suite 2001
    • Galveston, TX 77551-4180

Alternatively, you can reach the Galveston County Clerk’s Office via mail:

  • Galveston County Clerk
    • PO Box 17253
    • Galveston, Texas 77552-7253

Galveston County Probate Forms

General forms are available to the public in Galveston County. You can find these forms on the Galveston County website.

With that said, there are some probate forms that can not be found on the Galveston County Clerk’s website. Referring to the County Clerk’s Office is the quickest way to find any forms not listed online. Additionally, you can find paper forms at County Clerk’s Office in person.

Why Choose Us?

Local Expertise: With a focus on probate and assisting clients, our probate attorneys in Dickinson understand local peculiarities and leverage our established network to expedite the probate process.

Vast Experience: Our attorneys bring years of dedicated experience in navigating Galveston County’s probate system.

Client-Centered Approach: We recognize the emotional stress often associated with estate administration. Our objective is to alleviate this stress by providing you with top-notch legal support.

Contact us today to arrange a FREE consultation and make the probate process simpler for you.

Our Galveston Probate Attorneys provide a full range of probate services to our clients, including helping with probate administrations. Affordable rates, fixed fees, and payment plans are available. We provide step-by-step instructions, guidance, checklists, and more for completing the probate process. We have years of combined experience we can use to support and guide you with probate and estate matters.

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