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The Law Office of Troy M. Moore proudly offers efficient, wise, and economical legal services to Cypress, Texas and the surrounding area. It is a general civil practice.
- Personal Injury
- Estate Planning
Additional Practice Areas
- Car Accidents
- Constitutional Law
- General Civil
- Insurance Bad Faith
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
- English: Spoken, Written
- Spanish: Spoken, Written
- Law Office of Troy M. Moore
- - Current
- Attorney / Partner
- Ryan & Dawson
- Texas A&M University - College Station
- B.A. | Biology
- South Texas College of Law
- J.D. | Law
- Honors: Highest Grade Award - Texas Pretrial Procedure Dean's Honor List 2001 Spring Semester
- Highest Grade Award - Texas Pretrial Procedure
- Phi Alpha Delta
- Highest Grade Award in Texas Pretrial Procedure taught by Professor Davis.
- United States District Court - Souther District of Texas
- Attorney and Counselor
- Texas State Bar # 24032757
- - Current
- Houston Bar Association
- Small Business Seminar, Business Matters, Houston, TX
- Conference attended by small business owners where I presented legal issues to be aware of.
- State Bar of Texas
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12 Questions Answered
- Q. Is it possible for an executor to release funds to an heir prior to obtaining a judges signature on the estate inventor?
- A: Yes most likely. A lit of Wills provide for that power.
- Q. My husband passed and he had a prior relationship but was never married to her. Am I required to provide her with a copy
- A: No you do not have to share that with anyone.
- Q. What happens if you do not file a will in Texas probate.
- A: If someone dies without a Will, they are said to have died Intestate. Succession is the term for who inherits the property if someone dies without a Will. There is no deadline to file an Heirship but you have four years from the date of death to file an Administration of the Estate.
- Q. When a lawyer threatens withdraw but then does not give a yes/no answer? (Personal injury)?
- A: It could be a variety of reasons. He/she could be overworked. Or, he/she could have decided the cases was not as good as once thought. It would be pure speculation to answer this question without being intimately involved on the case.
- Q. Texas intestate
- A: Look up for the form for an Affidavit of Heirship. Your local County Clerk should be able to point you in the right direction if you can't find it on your own.
- Q. Texas Small Estate affidavit process, fees and durations
- A: It sounds like your father's estate probably qualifies based on the above information. There are other factors to consider in the analysis. I offer a free consultation on probate matters and I practice in Fort Bend County. My number is 281-970-8039
- Q. In Texas, how is a decedent's stock portfolio value determined for dismemberment?
- A: You could request your share of the stock be transferred to you and then you could sell or keep it. The basis of the stock would be its value as of the date of death.
- Q. In the state of Texas, who responsible for a home's HOA dues, the estate or the surviving spouse?
- A: The community estate prior to death and the surviving spouse after that.
- Q. My father passed away and left a holographic will. We aren’t sure it is valid? How can that be determined?
- A: Are you located in Texas? Each has its own set of laws for probate cases. In Texas, it has to express testamentary intent and be wholly in the handwriting of the Decedent.
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