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
Goliad County Probate Attorney
What is a Goliad County Probate Attorney and When Would You Need One?
When you are faced with the death of a loved one, their belongings and outstanding debts are entered into an estate, which is controlled by a probate court. A Goliad County probate attorney can help manage the filing of the Will if there is one. In the event that the deceased did not have a Last Will and Testament, then distribution of the assets is up to the court, a probate attorney can advocate on your behalf. In cases where there is a Will, the probate court is still responsible for determining the validity of it and ensuring that the wishes of the deceased are executed accordingly. Probate court can be very complicated and time consuming. Having an experienced Goliad County probate attorney can ease the stress of this process at this very difficult time.
What Services Does a Probate Attorney Offer?
A Goliad County probate attorney provides guidance to the surviving family members at a time when they need it most. With or without a Will, these legal professionals work with the grieving family to ensure that all legal requirements are met and that the proper paperwork is filed, making the process as simple and efficient as can possibly be.
In addition to representing the family at required court appearances, a Goliad County probate attorney will also provide the following services:
- Provide advice concerning state and federal tax penalties and probate court fees
- Create records and appraise the value of estate assets
- Deal with creditors of the estate
- Submit Proof of death to the court
- Handle transfer of real property
These tasks can be complicated and must be done at a time when the family is likely preoccupied with grieving the loss of a loved one. The knowledge and expertise of a Goliad County probate attorney can ensure that your case is handled swiftly and accurately. This ensures the best possible outcome for the family and honors the wishes of the deceased.
If you have a question related to inheritance law, guardianships, property rights or Texas probate, contact Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth and get the aid of an experienced Goliad County probate attorney today.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Goliad County in the city of Goliad.
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.