Legal Assistant

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Located in Fort Worth, TX

Salary: $50K + Profit Sharing

Legal Assistant – Probate/Estate Planning

 

Downtown Fort Worth Firm is seeking a Legal Assistant for their busy office.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing all routine probate documents, i.e. application to probate will as muniment of title, application to probate will and for issuance of letters testamentary; application to determine heirship, application for administration, proof of death of other facts, order probate will, oath of executor
  • Preparing and filing routine probate inventories
  • Preparing drafts of standard incapacity documents: statutory durable power of attorney, medical power of attorney, guardian designation, directive to physicians
  • Filing all documents with the courts through respective e filing systems
  • Setting hearings with the court; filing hearing confirmation letters; proofing trusts, wills, and other estate planning documents
  • Preparing and filing routine guardianship documents, i.e. application for guardianship, answers of ad litems, orders, etc.
  • Drafting engagement letters from forms
  • Drafting trusts and wills from forms with attorney direction
  • drafting estate planning summary letters from forms
  • Drafting transmittal letters enclosing estate planning and probate documents;
  • File maintenance

 

**Probate, estate planning experience, and probate litigation a plus**

 

M-F, 8a-5p

$50K

Paid Parking

3% to 401k and Profit Sharing

 

Please send your resume to ambra.cole@expresspros.com 

Express Office: Fort Worth (Downtown)
2501 Parkview
Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX 76102
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