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I need to probate a will in TX. The estate is only about 2500.00 and the funeral expenses are about that. I am the listed as executor and on a the bank account. The bank says I need a minument of title or probate. not sure what to do as the cheapest route?
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I am sorry to hear about this situation. In this situation, an uncontested muniment of title is the cheaper route. The Muniment of Title process is meant to be used when there was a will and the estate has few assets. This procedure bypass full probate, and provided that there are no technical issues, should be considerably cheaper.

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can I do the minument of title

Yes, you can. However, it is recommended to use counsel.

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