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    "Keith and his team were fantastic."

    Keith and his team were fantastic. We had heard horror stories of the probate process but our experience was fast and ...

    - Thomas M.
    "Thank you, Keith, I truly appreciate you."

    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 was responsive and found the right resources for us."

    He helped my family navigate a unique probate and trust process right at the end of the year.

    - Previous Client
    "He is aggressive in court room while remaining respectful and compassionate to other lawyers and his clients."

    Keith is one of the finest and technically proficient lawyers I have ever met.

    - Jennifer
    "Whenever I had a question or concern, all I had to do was call or email Keith."

    Keith is very professional and was able to settle my family dispute.

    - Susan
    "Keith handled our case with both dignity and professionalism that is always needed in a disputed guardianship case."

    Keith would be the one attorney I hope I never set on the opposite side of the table against.

    - Bruce
    "Compassionate, no-nonsense, and fair."

    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.
    "Made everything very easy."

    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

Washington County Probate Attorney

What Does A Washington County Probate Attorney Do?

At some point in everyone’s life, we will all hear of a probate attorney. For many, they may not need a Washington County probate attorney until a family member passes away. Matters such as Wills, estates and debts must be settled in a probate court. A Washington County probate attorney could perhaps be one of the most important people you turn to at this time. Having the assistance of a Washington County probate attorney to protect your family’s financial future can ensure your wishes will be carried out for your loved ones and that there is minimal burden on them during a time of grief.

What is a Probate Attorney?

Simply put, a probate attorney is one who manages Wills and estates. Many may use the term probate attorney interchangeably with a trust or estate lawyer. A probate attorney will oversee the execution of a person’s Will. They will validate the Will in probate court and work to protect the decedent’s interests. They will represent the family in probate court and ensure that all assets are distributed according to the Will.

If the deceased did not have a Will, a probate attorney can represent members of the family in court. There, according to Texas probate laws, the court will decide how the assets will be distributed.

Why Should I Have A Probate Attorney?

A Washington County Probate Attorney can help you plan for your future. An attorney can help you write up your Will, and ensure that it is iron-clad will not be disputed in court. The attorney can also help with trust funds, powers of attorney and medical powers of attorney.

If a family member passed away without a Will, a Washington County Probate Attorney can help you navigate the Texas probate courts. They will help you through the paperwork and explain offsets such as taxes. They will also represent you and your interest in probate court.

Call Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law, at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth and get the help of a knowledgeable Washington County probate attorney today.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout Washington County including the cities of Brenham and Burton.

Success that Speaks for Itself

Case Results
  • 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.

Why Choose Attorneys Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly?

  • Extensive Experience

    With over 40+ years of combined legal experience, Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly devoted their efforts to sharpening their skills in probate, trust, and estate planning and litigation.

  • Aggressive Litigators

    Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly are proud to be the litigators that takes on the most complicated and difficult cases to court and getting their clients optimal results.

  • Free Consultations
    Your first free case evaluation with us can be done through video conference, phone call, or an in-person meeting.
  • Personalized Attention

    If you call our firm, we will personally pick up the phone and handle your case with the attention it deserves.

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