DeWitt County

“Keith and his team were fantastic.”

- Thomas M.

DeWitt County Probate Attorney

Reasons For Consulting A DeWitt County Probate Attorney

In DeWitt County probate attorneys can provide information and assistance in the wake of a loved one’s death. Because the Texas probate systems requires specific steps to legally resolve the estate of a person who has died, trying to navigate the process without legal assistance is not advisable.

Resolving an estate can be a complex process; it can be even more complicated when there is no Will or the Will is contested. Defending the rights of beneficiaries, addressing problems with the executor of the Will, estate planning and setting up power of attorney are all areas in which a DeWitt County probate attorney can provide valuable assistance.

Probate Attorney Services

When it comes to the Texas probate system, there are specific steps required before the estate can be finalized. Beneficiaries must file paperwork, attend court appearances, notify creditors of the death, inventory and appraise the estate assets. When no Will exists, there steps get more complicated. A DeWitt County probate attorney can help in all of these aspects and guide you through the process.

If there are issues in probate, such as a contested Will, no Will, an executor not fulfilling his or her duties as required, contradictory Will, or assets missing from the Will, the services of a DeWitt County probate attorney become even more vital in arguing the beneficiaries’ case before a probate court. Your attorney can help investigate and argue on your behalf in probate court.

Other areas that a probate lawyer can assist are:

  • Inheritance law
  • Property rights/legal transfers
  • Guardianships and conservatorships
  • Drawing up Last Will and Testament
  • Estate tax issues

DeWitt County probate attorney, Keith Morris Attorney at Law, has years of experience in successfully navigating the Texas probate system. Call (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth for a consultation.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout DeWitt County including the cities of Cuero, Nordheim, Westhoff, Yoakum, and Yorktown.

Success that Speaks for Itself

Case Results
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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