Comal County Probate Information

About Comal County Probate

Home to over 150,000 people, Comal County is the third largest county in the Greater San Antonio Area. Although Comal County lies within the Greater SA area, it does not follow the same probate rules as many other surrounding communities.

What this ultimately means, is when a loved one dies in Comal County, it is very important to consult with the local laws and processes before moving forward with the probate process.

Comal County Probate Courts

Unlike neighboring Bexar and Guadalupe Counties, Comal County does not have any statutory probate courts. In Comal County probate matters are heard by the County Courts at Law:

  • County Court at Law 1
    • Judge Randy Gray
    • 424 S. Castell Ave., Suite 301. New Braunfels, Texas 78130
    • (830) 221-1180
  • County Court at Law 2
    • Judge Charles A. Stephens II
    • 199 Main Plaza, 1st Floor. New Braunfels, Texas 78130
    • (830) 221-1193
  • County Court at Law 3
    • Judge Deborah Wigington
    • 199 Main Plaza, 1st Floor. New Braunfels, Texas 78130
    • (830) 221-1180

The judges for all three courts have agreed to the Comal county Local Court Rules, but each judge has their own manner hearing cases and operating their court. What works in one court in Comal County may very well not work in another court in Comal County. This can be demonstrated with a quick visit to the Comal County website where some courts have explicitly stated unique requirements.

What this ultimately highlights, is the importance of consulting the local rules and procedures for each court. This is also the reason many individuals opt to hire a probate attorney who regularly handles cases in the Comal County probate courts.

Comal County Clerk

In Comal county, you can check the status of all filings by visiting this webpage.

For questions about filings that are not accessible through the search tool, the County Clerk can be reached several ways.You can reach the Comal County Clerk via phone at (830)221-1230.

Alternatively, the Comal County Clerk’s Office can be reached via mail:

Comal County Clerk
199 Main Plaza, 1st Floor
New Braunfels, Texas 78130

Comal County Probate Forms

Most probate forms cannot be found on the Comal County Clerk’s website. Referring to the County Clerk’s Office is the quickest way to find any forms not listed online. Additionally, the County Clerk’s Office will usually have the paper forms available in person.

Guadalupe County Probate Attorney

We are experienced probate attorneys who frequently represent clients with sensitive probate matters in Guadalupe County. We know the Guadalupe County probate courts, the Guadalupe County Clerk’s office, and the Guadalupe County probate rules.

Do you need help with a probate matter in Guadalupe County or the surrounding communities?

Alternatively, you can always give us a call us at 210-436-6601