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in montgomery county texas, do i have to have a lawyer file my wifes last will and testament or can i her husband file the will?
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I understand your concerns but the local rules of most of the Courts hearing probate cases in Texas require that a person applying to administer an estate or admit a Will to probate must be represented by an attorney. Because the Executor has important duties to all of the beneficiaries and heirs of the estate, the Courts want to ensure that they are properly advised as to their obligations and duties as the Executor.

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