Probate is a process in which every step creates a potentially useful record. From wills to the loose scraps of papers in probate packets, these records can provide you with the information that can help you solve your toughest problems. Identifying heirs and establishing relationships are just the beginning. This webinar provides an overview of the steps in the Texas probate process, including an examination of the various documents that may be found.
A 6th generation Texan, Teri E. Flack is a genealogy and historical researcher, consultant, and lecturer specializing research methodology, Southern research, and finding Texas ancestors. Teri is a fellow of the Texas State Genealogical Society. She chairs the TxSGS Records Preservation and Access Committee and serves as the Texas state liaison to the national RPAC. Teri serves on the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board, a state-level board dedicated to the preservation and use of Texas’ documentary heritage. She is also a member of the Travis County Historical Commission, serving as the county’s Historical Marker Chair. As a volunteer archivist at the Texas State Archives, Teri is currently processing Galveston County records to make them accessible to the public.