The Dallas County Probate Courts have a new website. Click here to see their new website: http://www.dallascounty.org/department/courts/probate.php
The new website offers the public considerable information regarding the history of the probate courts, the current courts and judges, as well as a number of frequently asked questions about probate and guardianship. One of those questions is: Can I represent myself (pro se) in a probate or guardianship matter? In Dallas County, an individual must be represented by an attorney because only a licensed attorney may repreent a third person or entity. In most probate and guardianship matters, other individuals and entities are involved including creditors, heirs, beneficiaries, or even the estate itself.
If you need representation in Dallas County in a probate, guardianship, or trust matter, you should consult an attorney so that you understand your rights and duties in order to protect yourself and your loved ones.