The City of Galveston is the largest city in Galveston County and serves as its county seat. Galveston has a higher median age than Houston, and unfortunately, with an older demographic comes more death, and with more death comes more probate cases. The probate process is done in the county in which the decedent resided. Our team of probate attorneys in Galveston are committed to handling cases and guiding clients through the intricacies of 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:
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.
In Galveston 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:
Alternatively, you can reach the Galveston County Clerk’s Office via mail:
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.
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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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