Refugio County

“Keith and his team were fantastic.”

- Thomas M.

Refugio County Probate Attorney

Why You Should Call a Refugio County Probate Attorney for Help

A Refugio County probate attorney can help families and friends deal with the the administration of an estate of a loved one who has died. An estate is classified as the assets and debts that are left behind. Understanding the probate process can be very hard to do. When a person dies, their loved ones need to make sure that the assets are divided up among all beneficiaries named in the decedent’s Will and that the creditors get paid. In some cases, this process will be complicated by a contested Will, or when the decedent had no Will. A Refugio County probate attorney can be of great assistance no matter what the circumstances.

What Does a Refugio County Probate Attorney Do for Their Clients?

A Refugio County probate attorney provides their clients with the following services: tell the creditors owed that the borrower has died and that the estate has been opened; file necessary court documents; mail copies of documents to the beneficiaries; attend all required court hearings and appearances; take an inventory of all the estate’s assets; and produce the death certificate to the court to begin the probate process.

Retaining the services of a probate attorney allows loved ones to let a legal professional guide them during an emotional time. A Refugio County probate attorney will help oversee the process so that everything is done according to state law and within the necessary time frames.

Additionally, a Refugio County probate attorney can be a tremendous asset when you are looking to draw up a Will, guardianship documents or general estate planning. This type of attorney can answer questions about inheritance law, help with legal transfers of property, and assist in estate tax issues.

If you need assistance, call Keith Morris Attorney at Law, at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth to talk to an experienced Refugio County probate attorney.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout Refugio County including the cities of Austwell, Bayside, Refugio, Tivoli, and Woodsboro.

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 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.

  • 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.

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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