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    He helped my family navigate a unique probate and trust process right at the end of the year.

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    Keith is one of the finest and technically proficient lawyers I have ever met.

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    Keith is very professional and was able to settle my family dispute.

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    "Keith handled our case with both dignity and professionalism that is always needed in a disputed guardianship case."

    Keith would be the one attorney I hope I never set on the opposite side of the table against.

    - Bruce
    "Compassionate, no-nonsense, and fair."

    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.

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    "Made everything very easy."

    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.

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Colorado County Probate Attorney

What Does A Colorado County Probate Attorney Do?

If you need to create a Last Will & Testament or aren’t sure what to do after a loved one has died, a Colorado County probate attorney is the person you want to talk to. This type of legal professional handles issues dealing with inheritance law and the Texas probate process, which is the legal system that governs the resolution of assets and debts after a person has died. When a person dies in Texas, his or her assets and liabilities (debts) are put into an estate, which is overseen by a probate court. How this process proceeds will depend on whether there is a Will in place and whether that Will is contested. Even with an uncontested Will, there are several required steps, including paperwork and court appearances, that render the services of a Colorado County probate attorney vital to making a difficult time a little bit easier for the decedent’s family and friends.

Probate Lawyer Services

When it comes to the probate process, a Colorado County probate attorney can perform the following functions on behalf of clients:

  • File the required legal documents with the court.
  • Document and assess the value of the estate.
  • Notify creditors of the estate.
  • Attend required court hearings.

These tasks can be challenging if you have no experience in this area of law. It becomes even more so when there is no Will or the Will is contested. The probate judge will look at intestacy laws and hear arguments from a Colorado County probate attorney when determining the distribution of assets .In addition to assisting in the probate process, a probate lawyer can advise and assist in the following areas: inheritance law, guardianships and conservatorships, property rights and transfers, and estate tax issues.

When you need a Colorado County probate attorney to work tirelessly in defense of your rights, contact Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout Colorado County including the cities of Columbus, Eagle Lake, and Weimar.

Success that Speaks for Itself

Case Results
  • 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.

Why Choose Attorneys Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly?

  • Extensive Experience

    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.

  • Aggressive Litigators

    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.

  • Free Consultations
    Your first free case evaluation with us can be done through video conference, phone call, or an in-person meeting.
  • Personalized Attention

    If you call our firm, we will personally pick up the phone and handle your case with the attention it deserves.

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