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Kerr County Probate Attorney: How We Can Help You
The aftermath of a death in the family can be something that many are unprepared to deal with, but an experienced Kerr County probate attorney can help. Assets will need to be sorted out and a Will may be in place that needs to be adhered to. The process by which a person’s assets and debts are administered is called probate, and having a knowledgeable attorney to guide you through the process is vital.
If there is no Will, a probate judge will determine how a person’s assets are split. A Kerr County probate attorney can oversee all court hearings and make sure that paperwork is filed on time. This is a process that can be long and confusing, and having legal counsel can help alleviate the burden of dealing with these issues while grieving a loved one.
Specific Services A Probate Lawyer Can Provide
Sometimes a death is unexpected and there are no instructions about assets. A probate attorney can help get the assets divided in a fair manner and legal manner. There is often a great deal of paperwork involved that an experienced Kerr County probate attorney will know how to complete for the family.
A Kerr County probate attorney also will accompany you to all court hearings. This attorney will not only speak on your behalf, but also answer any questions about the proceedings. A Texas probate attorney will know how to gather the necessary information to provide the court with proof of death as required by law. If there are assets involved, these assets will need to be cataloged and appraised. This is something that many probate attorneys handle for a family also. If the deceased person has any creditors, they will need to be notified of the death by your attorney.
Aside from probate proceedings, a Kerr County probate attorney can provide the following services:
- Estate planning
- Handling estate taxes
- Setting up guardianships
- Transferring property
- Drawing up Wills and trusts
Kerr County probate attorney Keith Morris Attorney at Law, can help you get through one of the most difficult times in life. We are dedicated to ensuring that your loved one’s final wishes are honored and resolved in a timely manner. Call (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth today for a consultation.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Kerr County including the cities of Kerrville and Ingram.
Guardianship Case Case Won
Won trial to exclude wife to serve as guardian of gentleman she married that was at least twice her age.
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 Case Dispute Resolved
Successfully resolved case between two siblings fighting over cash and personal property of their father.
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.
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.
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.
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.