General eFiling Information
AMEX IS NOT Accepted
This jurisdiction’s Case Management System, (CMS) is fully integrated into the State eFiling system.
|•||When you are making a subsequent eFiling into an existing case for this jurisdiction your case should be available in the eFiling system and your case information will be automatically imported.|
|•||If the case is not found, please recheck you search criteria. If the system still does not return your case, please send an email to eFile-manager. We will contact the State eFiling system and jurisdiction to correct the issue.|
Motions needing hearing dates:
Submit motion by e-file.
When accepted, call the court and coordinate hearing date and time.
Bring hard copy of original order to hearing.
Agreed Motions and Orders:
Submit motion and proposed Order as two separate lead documents by e-file.
After payment the Order can be e-mailed to the submitter when it has been signed by the Judge.
All proposed Orders MUST include the submitting attorney’s signature “approved as to form” or the matters will not be presented to Judge McMaster off-docket.
Document with Exhibit:
Exhibits should be merged into the lead document for a single filing
|•||All new probates/guardianships filed after Jan. 1, 2014 MUST properly reference the new Estates Code. Pleadings filed after Jan 1, 2014, in cases opened Dec. 31, 2013 or before, should cross reference the Texas Probate Code section(s) with the new Estates Code section(s). |
|•|| Original or copy of Wills MUST be e-filed at the time of e-filing application for probate or administration. Original Will or copy MUST also be filed with the County Clerk no later than three (3) business days following the e-filing of ANY new application for probate or administration that includes a Will. TRCP 21(f)(12). 3 |
|•||Death Certificate, if available, MUST be e-filed as a separate lead document, but original paper Death Certificate MUST also be presented for review at the day of the |
|•||Proposed hearing documents should be e-mailed for review to the probate auditor at email@example.com at least one week prior to the hearing. |
|•|| If proposed orders approving annual accounts, inventories, etc. are filed subsequently, file under “Proposed Order” as lead document. |
|•|| All proposed orders MUST include the submitting attorney’s signature “approved as to form” or the matters will not be presented to Judge McMaster’s off-docket. |
|•|| Constable personal service requests must be verified through the Williamson County Interactive Map, Precinct Finder at https://maps.wilco.org/search/ to ensure payment to the appropriate Constable. Constable postings will be done only by Constable Precinct 3. |