“Keith and his team were fantastic.”- Thomas M.
You will most likely need a probate lawyer if someone if your family has died in Fort Bend County, whether or not the person left a will. Your lawyer will help you with many issues that need to be taken care of to tie up the deceased’s estate, such as paying debts and distributing assets. A Fort Bend County probate lawyer specializes in these matters and is knowledgeable of the laws that cover wills and the administration of estates. Sometimes probate involves minors or those who have been adjudged incompetent. Each state has different probate laws, so you will want to be sure to use a lawyer who is an expert in your particular state. In Texas, the probate process is very easy if the will has been well drafted, and the cost is usually minimal.
Probate Attorney in Fort Bend County, Texas
As a Fort Bend probate attorney, I work with my clients to ensure that the probate process is carried out properly. If you are an executor of a will, I will help you through this process, making sure that probate laws are followed. Property transfers will be made in the fastest and most cost effective way possible.
If you have a family member or friend who died without a will, I can also help you with this matter. As an expert in probate law, I can inform you of the law and guide you toward options to finalize the estate. In addition, as a Fort Bend probate lawyer, I can make this process of administering and distributing the estate as simple as possible for you.
Some of the procedures that I can assist you with in this matter are having the deceased’s will recognized by the court as the last will and testament of the decedent, and if no will exists, I can guide you in steps to take to gather the assets and distribute the estate. Also, I will help the estate’s personal representative with the necessary steps that he or she must take, explaining each step of the probate process to you. Some other services that I offer are communicating with creditors, advising how to make an estate inventory, filing final tax returns, confirming beneficiaries, distributing the estate, and preparing an estate tax return if it is required.
In the event that you need assistance with a probate problem, contact a Fort Bend County Probate Attorney at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth. Keith Morris, Attorney at Law, is experienced in probate and will make sure that your loved one’s estate is administered properly.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Fort Bend County including the cities of Arcola, Beasley, Cinco Ranch, Fairchilds, First Colony, Fresno, Fulshear, Kendleton, Meadows Place, Missouri City, Needville, New Territory, Orchard, Pleak, Pleasant Hill, Richmond, Rosenberg, Sienna Plantation, Simonton, Stafford, and Sugarland.
Multi-Million Dollar International Estate Settlement Reached
Successfully negotiated settlement between surviving spouse and foreign advisers in multi-million dollar international estate.
Guardianship Case Case Won
Won trial to exclude wife to serve as guardian of gentleman she married that was at least twice her age.
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.
Evidentiary Hearing Hearing Won
Won lengthy evidentiary hearing to prove client was not in contempt of court to avoid sanction or jail time.
Estate Administration & Division of Assets Dispute Resolved
Resolved highly contentious ongoing dispute over father’s estate and division of assets between son and daughter.
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.
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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.