With over two million people calling it home, Bexar County is the fourth most populous county in the state of Texas. With such a lrge number of people, it’s no surprise to learn that Bexar County has a large number of probate cases.
While Texas probate laws carry similarities throughout the state, each probate case is handled in their respective county. Because of this, it is important to understand the differences in how probate cases are handed in each county.
Bexar 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 two Bexar County Probate Courts can be found below.
While the judges for both of these probate courts have agreed to the Bexar 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 Texas, might not work in a statutory probate court in Bexar 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 Bexar County probate courts.
In Bexar county, you can check the status of probate records by visiting this webpage.
To visit the County Clerk in person, you must go to:
Bexar County Clerk
100 Dolorosa, Suite 104
San Antonio, TX 78205
Bexar County generally does not provide probate forms to the public. This includes forms for muniment of title, affidavit of heirships, and small estate affidavits.
The clerk’s office will typically refer users to the Bexar County Law Library for this.
With that said, there may be basic forms that can be found on the Bexar County Clerk’s website. They also have these same forms available in paper form in the clerk’s office.
We are experienced probate attorneys who frequently represent clients with sensitive probate matters in Bexar County. We know the Bexar County probate courts, the Bexar County Clerk’s office, and the Bexar County probate rules.
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