Keith and his team were fantastic. We had heard horror stories of the probate process but our experience was fast and ...- Thomas M.
He researched my problem, consulted another expert just for a second opinion, and responded to me with the answers I needed. He is a SUPER PERSON.- Kathie
He helped my family navigate a unique probate and trust process right at the end of the year.- Previous Client
Keith is one of the finest and technically proficient lawyers I have ever met.- Jennifer
Keith is very professional and was able to settle my family dispute.- Susan
Keith would be the one attorney I hope I never set on the opposite side of the table against.- Bruce
Mr. Morris represented me in a complicated and nasty probate matter. I am a paralegal and must say that Mr. Morris is in the top .5 of the 1% of excellent lawyers.- Jennifer L.
Keith was easy to reach and had a lot of knowledge about estate planning. He helped me and my family with our wills and helped set up trusts for my kids.- Oda
Burnet County Probate Attorney
What Does A Burnet County Probate Attorney Do?
After the death of a loved one, legal paperwork and court appearances are the last thing most people want to think about. Contacting a Burnet County probate attorney can make the resolution of the decedent’s estate a much smoother and easier process for grieving families.
Probate is the legal process by which a person’s debts and assets are paid and distributed. After a loved one dies, his or her estate is overseen by the court and handled in accordance to the Last Will and Testament or, if no Will is present, according to intestacy laws and the petitions of a Burnet County probate attorney.
What Services Does A Probate Attorney Provide?
A probate lawyer doesn’t just handle probate matters that arise after a death. They can address legal issues including inheritance rights, property rights, conservatorships, guardianships, and more. If you need to draw up a Will, a Burnet county probate attorney can help. However, when the need arises for assistance after a loved one’s death, your probate lawyer can provide several valuable services:
- Attend court appearances.
- File legal paperwork.
- Provide proof of death to the court.
- Notify creditors of the death.
- Catalogue and appraise the assets of the decedent.
These tasks can be time consuming and confusing if you do not have experience in matters of probate. A Burnet County probate attorney has the knowledge and training required to handle these tasks on behalf of beneficiaries. Many issues involving probate are due to the Will being contested. Burnet County probate attorney, Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law, is dedicated to defending the rights of his clients and resolving the estate in accordance with the wishes of the decedent.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Burnet County including the cities of Burnet, Marble Falls, Bertram, Cottonwood Shores, Granite Shoals, Highland Haven, Horseshoe Bay, and Meadowlakes.
Dispute Resolved Estate Administration & Division of Assets
Resolved highly contentious ongoing dispute over father’s estate and division of assets between son and daughter.
Dispute Resolved Estate Administration Case
Successfully resolved case between two siblings fighting over cash and personal property of their father.
Hearing Won Evidentiary Hearing
Won lengthy evidentiary hearing to prove client was not in contempt of court to avoid sanction or jail time.
Case Won Guardianship Case
Won trial to exclude wife to serve as guardian of gentleman she married that was at least twice her age.
Six-Figure Settlement Reached Multi-Million Dollar Estate Case
Obtained six-figure settlement after jury was seated for adopted child in multi-million dollar estate case after adoption was disputed.
With over 40+ years of combined legal experience, Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly devoted their efforts to sharpening their skills in probate, trust, and estate planning and litigation.
Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly are proud to be the litigators that takes on the most complicated and difficult cases to court and getting their clients optimal results.
Your first free case evaluation with us can be done through video conference, phone call, or an in-person meeting.
If you call our firm, we will personally pick up the phone and handle your case with the attention it deserves.
Contact the firm today to discuss your case during a free consultation and explore your options.