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
Jefferson County Probate Attorney
Jefferson County Probate Attorneys: How They Can Help
Each year, a Jefferson County probate attorney will see myriad cases. Some are simple and straightforward; other cases are intense and complicated. When a person passes on, there are many legal questions that often come up that a probate lawyer can assist with.
A Texas probate court is specifically setup to handle the legal, formal distribution of assets after a person has died. A Will helps the court divide assets as the deceased wished. Without a Will, the court will divide assets as it sees fit. A Jefferson County probate attorney is most often called on to deal with the proceedings of the probate court as they can be complicated and time-consuming. A lawyer who specializes in these procedures can be extremely helpful during what is likely a difficult and emotional time.
Services Provided by a Jefferson County Probate Attorney
Probate attorneys handle any issues related to inheritance law, but they most commonly deal with the legal steps associated with the passing of a loved one. Jefferson County probate attorneys can work through the probate court process from start to finish on behalf of the client. As a representative of the family who has lost a loved one, a probate attorney, can offer the following services:
- Notifying creditors
- Filing paperwork, including proof of death
- Asset evaluation (inventory and assess value)
- Representation in all court appearances
Jefferson County probate attorneys also can help with the drawing up of legal documents associated with the Last Will and Testament, setting up trusts and guardianships, answering questions about estate taxes and planning, and handling legal property transfers.
Jefferson County probate attorney, Keith Morris Attorney at Law, can help you navigate the probate system. He is an experienced attorney who will vigorously defend your rights in this legal process. Call today at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth for a consultation.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Jefferson County including the cities of Beaumont, Port Arthur, Bevil Oaks, China, Groves, Nederland, Nome, Port Neches, and Taylor Landing.
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.
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.
Contact the firm today to discuss your case during a free consultation and explore your options.