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
Calhoun County Probate Attorney
Calhoun County Probate Attorney Information & Services
If you’ve never experienced the death of a loved one, the Texas probate process is probably unfamiliar territory. A Calhoun County probate attorney can help explain this system and provide advice and guidance throughout the process. Probate is the process by which the decedent’s assets and liabilities are put into an estate, which is overseen and administered by a probate court. If the decedent left a Will, the court will pay the debts of the estate and distribute assets accordingly. When a Will is not in place or the Will is contested, the court will hear arguments from a Calhoun County probate attorney and look at intestacy laws when determining the distribution of the estate.
Probate Lawyers: What Services Do They Provide?
A Calhoun County probate attorney can be a valuable asset. Aside from the probate proceedings, these attorneys have the knowledge and experience needed to draw up a Will, advise on matters related to conservatorships and guardianships, and answer questions about inheritance law, property rights and estate taxes.
When it comes to the probate process, a Calhoun County probate attorney can:
- Represent beneficiaries in court hearings.
- File legal paperwork.
- Appraise the assets of the estate.
- Notify creditors.
The smooth resolution of the estate is always a hoped for outcome, but there are times when this is not the case. It is an unfortunate truth that sometimes people will try to take advantage of the death of a family member or friend. If a Will is contested or there is no Will in existence, the services of a probate lawyer are even more important to see that clients’ rights are defended and that the wishes of the decedent are honored.
Calhoun County probate attorney, Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law, has a history of success when it comes to defending beneficiaries’ rights in the Texas probate system. Call (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth today for help in your probate matters.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Calhoun County including the cities of Point Comfort, Port Lavaca, and Seadrift.
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.