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
Fayette County Probate Attorney
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 & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law, is experienced in many areas of inheritance law, guardianships and conservatorships, property rights and legal transfers of property and more.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Fayette County including the cities of La Grange, Schulenburg, Carmine, Fayetteville, Flatonia, Muldoon, and Round Top.
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.