When people die without a will in Houston or Harris County, then heirs typically have to go through the probate process before an estate can be settled. The absence of a will can make the entire process more difficult and lengthy.
When a loved one dies, you are likely going to go through a variety of emotions. When it is time to deal with the person's will, you might end up going through a host of emotions again. In some cases, the reading of the will occurs as expected. In other cases, the reading of the will contains surprises. When those surprises cause problems for someone, that person might consider challenging the will. In order to so, the person must establish a legal standing to challenge the will.