Duval County

“Keith and his team were fantastic.”

- Thomas M.

Duval County Probate Attorney

Obtaining The Services Of A Duval County Probate Attorney

If your loved one has died, the last thing on your mind should be legal paperwork and attending court. Consulting a Duval County probate attorney is the first step to removing the frustration of the Texas probate process and resolving your friend or family member’s estate. If you aren’t familiar with probate, it is the process by which the assets and liabilities of decedent are placed into an estate to be overseen and administered by a Texas court. If a Will is present, then the distribution will follow the decedent’s final wishes. If there is no Will or there are problems with the Will, then the court will distribute assets in accordance with intestacy laws and the petitions of a Duval County probate attorney. In either case, there are specific legal tasks required in the process that an attorney can help with.

More On Probate Lawyer Services

In addition to legal issues arising after a death, a Duval County probate attorney can be utilized with many other related legal issues, including but not limited to: inheritance law; drawing up a Will; setting up guardianships/conservatorships; legal property transfers; and estate taxes.

When a loved one dies, a Duval County probate attorney will be able to provide the following services during the probate process:

  • Inventory and assess value of the assets of the estate.
  • File legal paperwork as required.
  • Represent clients in probate court hearings.
  • Notify creditors of the death.

If you do not have training or experience in probate matters, these tasks can be daunting. A probate lawyer is the best person to help navigate these legal waters.

Duval County probate attorney, Keith Morris Attorney at Law, is committed to defending the rights of all clients throughout the probate process. Call today at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth for a consultation on your Texas probate issue.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout Duval County including the cities of San Diego, Benavides, and Freer.

Success that Speaks for Itself

Case Results
  • Guardianship Case Case Won

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

  • 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.

  • 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 International Estate Settlement Reached

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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Contact the firm today to discuss your case during a free consultation and explore your options.