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Willacy County

    "Ryan & Keith genuinely care about their clients."

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    - Gerard P.
    "Ryan and team were very professional and empathetic regarding probating my sister's estate."

    They were caring and kind all the way through the process. I highly recommend them to anyone entitled to claim leftover funds from foreclosure or who need to probate an estate for a loved one. Here is a picture of myself and my lovely sister, Karen!

    - Shirley H.
    "After my Mom passed away and her house was foreclosed on, Ryan of Conscious Dealz helped me get the excess funds from the foreclosure."

    He told me the amount I would receive at the beginning of the process. He also told me that I would never have to step inside of a court room, which I didn't want to due to the complex challenges of probate court. Ryan and his team worked very hard for me.

    - AJ J.
    "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

Willacy County Probate Attorney

What is Probate Law and Why Do I Need A Willacy County Probate Attorney?

A Willacy County probate attorney is an attorney who specializes in Probate Law. Probate Law is the area of law covering assets and estates after someone dies. Before someone dies, a probate attorney can also be of help in creating an estate and putting all an individual’s assets into it. If the decedent did not leave a Last Will and Testament, it is up to the court to decide to whom to distribute the assets in accordance with probate laws and upon evidence and other information presented by a Willacy County probate attorney. Even when there is a Will, there are often instances when the court is involved to prove that the Will is valid, and to make sure that the decedent’s last wishes are properly met in accordance with the law.

The probate court and legal process has specific rules and requirements, which can be time consuming and confusing for someone who is not familiar with probate law. If there are disputes between beneficiaries, a probate attorney can help protect your interests.

What Services Can A Probate Attorney Provide?

A qualified Willacy County probate attorney can help make the probate process easier by navigating you through the territory of the probate court system. Whether your loved one died with or without a Will, your attorney can help the surviving beneficiaries by doing the following:

  • Complete and file all paperwork
  • Attend all hearings and court appearances on your behalf
  • Provide assistance with accurately cataloging and appraising estate estimates
  • Notify all required third-parties (e.g. creditors) of the estate
  • Resolve any disputes between you and other beneficiaries

Simply put, by having a Willacy County probate attorney on your side, you have an advocate to help make the entire probate process smoother. Your attorney will make sure that all the necessary paperwork is completely properly and that all legal requirements are met.

A probate attorney can also help with the creation of your estate, the drafting of a Will, property rights, guardianship, and other questions regarding inheritance law.

To get the aid of an experienced Willacy County probate attorney, call Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law, at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth.

Our firm provides services to clients throughout Willacy County including the cities of Lyford, Raymondville, and San Perlita.

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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