Gonzales County

“Keith and his team were fantastic.”

- Thomas M.

Gonzales County Probate Attorney

What Does A Gonzales County Probate Attorney Do?

Texas probate is the process by which a Will is validated and the estate of the decedent legally administered. A Gonzales County probate attorney is the person to turn to when drawing up a Will or to guide you through the probate process when a loved one has died. A Gonzales County probate attorney can also be of service regarding inheritance laws, property rights and legal transfers or property, setting up guardianships and answering questions about estate planning and taxes.

Probate Attorneys in Texas

A Gonzales County probate attorney can help make the court process smoother for Texas residents after the death of a loved one. They, on behalf of their clients, can do the following:

  • File all of the paperwork needed to probate the decedent’s Last Will and Testament.
  • Gather and file with the court the necessary documents to prove that the deceased has passed away.
  • Represent their client in all court proceedings related to the process.
  • Provide notification to all creditors of the estate.
  • Inventory any of the deceased assets and have them appraised.

In cases where the deceased did not have a formal Will drawn up, a Gonzales County probate attorney will be able to argue in court on behalf of the decedent’s loved ones concerning how property should be apportioned. The court will consider a probate lawyer’s arguments as well as intestacy laws when determining the best distribution of assets. A Gonzalez County probate attorney can also help beneficiaries contest the Will if there are concerns about its validity.

To get assistance in probate matters or estate planning, call (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth today to consult with Gonzales County probate attorney Keith Morris, Attorney at Law. Our attorneys have a proven record of success in defending our clients throughout the probate process.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout Gonzales County including the cities of Gonzales, Nixon, Smiley, Pilgrim, and Waelder.

Success that Speaks for Itself

Case Results
  • Estate Administration Case Dispute Resolved

    Successfully resolved case between two siblings fighting over cash and personal property of their father.

  • 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 Trust Dispute Won Summary Judgment

    Won summary judgment for prominent South Texas family in multi-million-dollar trust dispute over real property.

  • 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.

  • 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 International Estate Settlement Reached

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

  • 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.

  • Evidentiary Hearing Hearing Won

    Won lengthy evidentiary hearing to prove client was not in contempt of court to avoid sanction or jail time.

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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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