What's the Difference Between an Independent Administration & a Dependent Administration?

Lori Ashmore Peters
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Our office often gets asked the question, what is the difference between an independent administration and a dependent administration in Probate Court?

 

A dependent administration is court supervised. That means that you are not allowed to do anything unless you first ask the court’s permission. In an independent administration, you are acting independently of any court supervision. There are certain situations where a dependent administration may be more beneficial. We recommend speaking with a qualified Texas Probate Attorney so that you can find out which administration would best suit the needs of the estate.

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