21 Aug DO I HAVE TO HIRE AN ATTORNEY WHEN MY LOVED ONE DIES? Justin Crain, Partner
So, do you have to hire an attorney to navigate the probate court process in Texas? Most of the time, yes.
The following is an example from the Denton County Probate Court’s Local Rules, explaining that the court does NOT allow individuals to represent themselves (also called “Pro Se”) in probate matters before the court: