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
Dimmit County Probate Attorney
Services & Information Regarding Dimmit County Probate Attorneys
In the event that you have not experienced the death of a loved one before, you may be entirely unfamiliar with the process of Texas probate. Consulting a Dimmit County probate attorney can be a great help in understanding the process and getting guidance through it.
What is probate? In Texas, probate is the system by which a decedent’s assets and debts are but put into an estate to be resolved through the court system. When there is a Last Will & Testament on record and uncontested, the debts of the estate will be paid and the assets distributed per the decedent’s final wishes. If there is no Will or it is contested, the probate court will follow intestacy laws and hear the arguments of a Dimmit County probate attorney when determining how the estate will be distributed.
What Services Can I Consult A Probate Attorney For?
A Dimmit County probate attorney doesn’t just handle matters after someone has died. This type of attorney is experienced in all matters regarding probate, from drawing up Wills and advising on matters of guardianship to general matters of inheritance law, property rights and estate taxes.
Throughout the probate process, a Dimmit County probate attorney will be able to do the following tasks on behalf of the client:
- Represent clients’ interests in court hearings.
- File required paperwork.
- Catalogue and appraise estate assets.
- Notify creditors of the death.
Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law always hopes for an equitable resolution of the estate. However, sometimes that is not possible, and sadly there are those who would take advantage of a loved one’s death for their own personal gain. Whatever the circumstances, we vigorously defend our clients’ rights throughout the probate process.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Dimmit County including the cities of Asherton, Big Wells, and Carrizo Springs.
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.