“Keith and his team were fantastic.”- Thomas M.
Bee County Probate Attorney
Why Do I Need A Bee County Probate Attorney?
A Bee County probate attorney can be a huge help to people when a family member passes away. After someone dies, it can be an emotional time, and many people find it difficult to navigate the legal processes that occur. The legal process that deals with the resolution of an estate after someone’s death is the probate process.
When someone becomes deceased, they typically leave behind an estate that includes debts and assets, which can be money, real estate and personal property. How the estate is distributed will depend on whether the decedent had a Last Will and Testament, and whether that Will is contested. A Bee County probate attorney can help through all of these scenarios.
Probate Lawyers: Services
There are several steps that are required after a loved one dies and the probate process begins. There is legal paperwork, court appearances, and the notification of creditors, for example.
In probate court, a judge will have to decide whether or not a Will is legally valid. In some cases, family members and others might contest the validity of a Will. Using a Bee County probate attorney can help to navigate through the influx of paperwork and proving the legitimacy of a Will, as well as handling court appearances and required notifications.
Even with no one contesting the Will, probate can be a complicated matter. A Bee County probate attorney has the required knowledge and experience to deal with legal issues as they arise, and advise beneficiaries on what they need to do. A probate lawyer can provide other services, as well, including answering questions regarding:
Estate tax issues
The Bee County probate attorney, Keith Morris Attorney at Law, has spent years successfully defending the rights of clients throughout the probate process. Call } in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth today for a consultation.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Bee County including the cities of Beeville, Blue Berry Hill, Mineral, Normanna, Pawnee, Pettus, Skidmore, Tuleta, Tulsita, and Tynan.
Multi-Million Dollar Estate Case Six-Figure Settlement Reached
Obtained six-figure settlement after jury was seated for adopted child in multi-million dollar estate case after adoption was disputed.
Estate Administration Case Dispute Resolved
Successfully resolved case between two siblings fighting over cash and personal property of their father.
Probate Case Successful Verdict
Obtained verdict for daughter that reunited with her father after being estranged and offered will for probate but was contested by her sister.
Evidentiary Hearing Hearing Won
Won lengthy evidentiary hearing to prove client was not in contempt of court to avoid sanction or jail time.
Guardianship Case Case Won
Won trial to exclude wife to serve as guardian of gentleman she married that was at least twice her age.
Multi-Million Dollar International Estate Settlement Reached
Successfully negotiated settlement between surviving spouse and foreign advisers in multi-million dollar international estate.
Estate Administration & Division of Assets Dispute Resolved
Resolved highly contentious ongoing dispute over father’s estate and division of assets between son and daughter.
Multi-Million Dollar Trust Dispute Won Summary Judgment
Won summary judgment for prominent South Texas family in multi-million-dollar trust dispute over real property.
If you call Keith Morris, he will personally pick up the phone and handle your case with the attention it deserves.
Your first free case evaluation with us can be done through video conference, phone call, or an in-person meeting.
Keith Morris is proud to be the litigator that takes on the most complicated and difficult cases to court and getting his clients optimal results.
With over 20 years of legal experience, Keith Morris has devoted his efforts to sharpening his skills in probate, trust, and estate planning and litigation.