Cameron County

“Keith and his team were fantastic.”

- Thomas M.

Cameron County Probate Attorney

Utilizing A Cameron County Probate Attorney

In Texas, the probate process is the legal system by which the court oversees the estate of a person who has died. A Cameron County probate attorney can be of service when it comes to this system in which the court recognizes the death, validates a Last Will and Testament, and administer the estate after debts and taxes are resolved.

If the decedent has a Will, and that Will is uncontested, the legal process can be fairly smooth. When there is a contested Will or none at all, it becomes more complicated and frustrating for loved ones. In either case, there are specific requirements, including legal documents being filed and court hearings attended, that a Cameron County probate attorney will have the experience to handle.

Probate Lawyer Services Available

A Cameron County probate attorney’s experience doesn’t cover just the legal process after someone passes away. Drawing up a Will or addressing issues of guardianship, conservatorship, property rights and more all fall within the realm of a probate lawyers’ knowledge.

Additionally, within the probate process there are many steps in which having a Cameron County probate attorney will be a valuable resource, including:

  • Filing and validating a Will with the court.
  • Providing proof of death.
  • Listing and appraising property (real and personal) owned by the decedent.
  • Notifying creditors of the estate.
  • Attending court hearings.

These are steps that must be followed even when a Will is uncontested. When someone does contest the Will or there is no Will present, the court will hear arguments from a Cameron County probate attorney and look at intestacy laws to determine the distribution of assets.

Keith Morris, Attorney at Law, strives to vigorously defend the rights of each and every client. Call today at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth for a consultation on your Cameron County probate matter.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout Cameron County including the cities of Brownsville, Harlingen, La Feria, Los Fresnos, Palm Valley, Port Isabel, Rio Hondo, and San Benito.

Success that Speaks for Itself

Case Results
  • Estate Administration Case Dispute Resolved

    Successfully resolved case between two siblings fighting over cash and personal property of their father.

  • Multi-Million Dollar International Estate Settlement Reached

    Successfully negotiated settlement between surviving spouse and foreign advisers in multi-million dollar international estate.

  • Guardianship Case Case Won

    Won trial to exclude wife to serve as guardian of gentleman she married that was at least twice her age.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Evidentiary Hearing Hearing Won

    Won lengthy evidentiary hearing to prove client was not in contempt of court to avoid sanction or jail time.

  • 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.

Why Choose Keith Morris, Attorney at Law?

  • Personalized Attention
    If you call Keith Morris, he will personally pick up the phone and handle your case with the attention it deserves.
  • Free Consultations
    Your first free case evaluation with us can be done through video conference, phone call, or an in-person meeting.
  • Aggressive Litigator
    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.
  • Extensive Experience
    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.
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