We have handled contested estates in Collin County for over a decade. That is very important. We know the landscape in Collin County and we have the contacts. And we know that Collin County is not Dallas County. You will learn that lesson quickly if you assume that a Dallas Lawyer must know Collin County.
Collin County has its own statutory probate court. The Collin County Probate Court has exclusive jurisdiction over both contested and uncontested estate matters. Because of the size of the docket, contested matters are often heard by associate judges.
Collin County has experienced explosive growth. According to the US Census Bureau, the population grew from 788,000 in 2010 to 914,000 in 2017. The population is estimated to exceed one million in the near future.
The Collin County Probate Court is in McKinney, the county seat. The courthouse is a short drive from our main office.