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    "Ryan & Keith genuinely care about their clients."

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    - Gerard P.
    "Ryan and team were very professional and empathetic regarding probating my sister's estate."

    They were caring and kind all the way through the process. I highly recommend them to anyone entitled to claim leftover funds from foreclosure or who need to probate an estate for a loved one. Here is a picture of myself and my lovely sister, Karen!

    - Shirley H.
    "After my Mom passed away and her house was foreclosed on, Ryan of Conscious Dealz helped me get the excess funds from the foreclosure."

    He told me the amount I would receive at the beginning of the process. He also told me that I would never have to step inside of a court room, which I didn't want to due to the complex challenges of probate court. Ryan and his team worked very hard for me.

    - AJ J.
    "Keith and his team were fantastic."

    Keith and his team were fantastic. We had heard horror stories of the probate process but our experience was fast and ...

    - Thomas M.
    "Thank you, Keith, I truly appreciate you."

    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 was responsive and found the right resources for us."

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

    - Previous Client
    "He is aggressive in court room while remaining respectful and compassionate to other lawyers and his clients."

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

    - Jennifer
    "Whenever I had a question or concern, all I had to do was call or email Keith."

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

    - Susan

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 & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys 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
  • 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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