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Fayette County Probate Attorney: The Job, The Services and The Specialty
Probate attorneys have garnered attention in the media in recent years due to high profile estate cases. While there are a few cases that play out in very bitter, public court battles, most estates can be settled quickly with the help of a Fayette County probate attorney.
Probate attorneys, sometimes called estate attorneys, deal with matters pertaining to legal Wills, estates, and the paperwork and legal notices that must be filed following the death of an individual. In many cases, probate attorneys become the executor of a Will in order to ensure the decedent’s wishes are followed. In the case of estate disputes, or if no Will exist, probate attorneys can help navigate probate court and the necessary legal channels associated with it. The goal of a Fayette County probate attorney is to make the legal process after an individual’s death as easy as possible on the family and friends.
Services Provided by Fayette County Probate Attorney
A Fayette County probate attorney can deal with all procedures related to the settling of an individual’s estate prior to their death and following the passing. The service list is lengthy, and many people are confused by what a Fayette County probate attorney’s specialty is. The services provided by a probate attorney include but aren’t limited to;
- Drafting of a Will
- Processing and submitting proof of death
- Notifying creditors
- Filing necessary court paperwork
- Representation during court appointments
- Inventory and disbursement of the estate’s assets
A probate attorney is often employed by families who are having difficulty navigating the legal channels of probate court. These services can help to resolve any disputes regarding an estate quickly and handle all death-related paperwork in an efficient and timely process.
In addition to providing legal assistance after a loved one’s death, the Fayette County probate attorney. Keith Morris Attorney at Law, is experienced in many areas of inheritance law, guardianships and conservatorships, property rights and legal transfers of property and more. Contact them today at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth for a consultation.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Fayette County including the cities of La Grange, Schulenburg, Carmine, Fayetteville, Flatonia, Muldoon, and Round Top.
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 & 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 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.
Estate Administration Case Dispute Resolved
Successfully resolved case between two siblings fighting over cash and personal property of their father.
Multi-Million Dollar International Estate Settlement Reached
Successfully negotiated settlement between surviving spouse and foreign advisers in multi-million dollar international estate.
Evidentiary Hearing Hearing Won
Won lengthy evidentiary hearing to prove client was not in contempt of court to avoid sanction or jail time.
If you call Keith Morris, he will personally pick up the phone and handle your case with the attention it deserves.
Your first free case evaluation with us can be done through video conference, phone call, or an in-person meeting.
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.
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.