Must Oklahoma will be probated in Texas, too?

Dear Mr. Premack: My father passed away, leaving me and my sister a house in Texas. My father also had two more houses in Oklahoma. We have already probated his will in Oklahoma in court. My sister was named the Executor of his estate. My question is: Do we have to also probate in Texas…

Where can I safely store the original of my Will?

Dear Mr. Premack: I just recently had my Will written by an attorney. I asked if he would store the original for me, and he said no. I am looking for other alternatives. A friend mentioned that her mother filed her Will with the county clerk’s office, figuring that if she lost the original she…

Is fifty year old will still viable?

Dear Mr. Premack: About fifty years ago, my husband and I had reciprocal wills drawn up. About fifteen years ago, my husband received an inheritance and started making remarks about leaving his inherited property to his nephew. I have children from a previous marriage who were legally adopted by my husband, and I also have…