Milam County

“Keith and his team were fantastic.”

- Thomas M.

Milam County Probate Attorney

How A Milam County Probate Attorney Can Help You

After a person’s death, a course of legal action must be taken to transfer their legal property and personal effects to their heirs and take care of any liabilities, a process known as probate. A Milam County Probate Attorney can guide you through the details and represent you during any court appearances.

When a person has not left a Last Will and Testament, they are said to have died intestate. In this case, the court will appoint an administrator of the estate. If the decedent did leave a Last Will and Testament, an executor is usually named in the Will. In either instance, a probate attorney can make sure the procedure is done correctly and as painlessly as possible.

Services Of A Probate Lawyer

A Milam County probate attorney can make sure you have all the federal and state tax information that you need. They can provide you with information about inheritances, conservatorships and trusts. If you have any claims to negotiate regarding the estate, they are there to help you. When minor children are left behind, a probate attorney can advocate for their interests in court.

Other services a Probate Attorney can provide include:

  • Validation of the Last Will and Testament.
  • Filing of needed documents.
  • Validation of the decedent’s passing with probate court.
  • Contacting heirs.
  • Contacting creditors.
  • Having estate appraised and catalogued.

Having a Will is vital to protecting your wishes and your loved ones after your death, and having a Milam County probate attorney draft a well-designed legal document for you can help make sure that your family and friends aren’t faced with a complicated probate process.

To get help with a probate issue, drafting a Will or estate planning, contact Milam County probate attorney Keith Morris Attorney at Law today. Call (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth today for help.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout Milam County including the cities of Ben Arnold, Buckholts, Burlington, Cameron, Davilla, Gause, Maysfield, Milano, Rockdale, San Gabriel, Sharp, and Thorndale.

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.

  • Evidentiary Hearing Hearing Won

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

Partner Up with an Attorney that Fights for You

Contact the firm today to discuss your case during a free consultation and explore your options.