Keith and his team were fantastic. We had heard horror stories of the probate process but our experience was fast and ...- Thomas M.
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 helped my family navigate a unique probate and trust process right at the end of the year.- Previous Client
Keith is one of the finest and technically proficient lawyers I have ever met.- Jennifer
Keith is very professional and was able to settle my family dispute.- Susan
Keith would be the one attorney I hope I never set on the opposite side of the table against.- Bruce
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.
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
Wilson County Probate Attorney
What is Probate Law? Why Would I Need A Wilson County Probate Attorney?
Typically, a Wilson County probate attorney is a legal professional with a targeted focus on probate law. At some point or another, everyone will be faced with the death of a loved one or relative, and will need to prepare for their own eventual passing. Often a decedent dies without a Last Will and Testament in place. In those instances, the court must take the decedent’s assets, put them into an estate and administer the estate in accordance with state and federal laws and statutes. Even in the instances where there is a Last Will and Testament, the court may need to be involved in the administration of the estate to validate the will. The court can help to confirm that the decedent’s last wishes are properly carried out.
The probate process is complicated and involves forms, paperwork, and sometimes appearing in court. There are deadlines that are set by codes and statutes, which must be always understood. All this can be confusing and extremely time consuming for an inexperienced. A qualified Wilson County probate attorney can make the entire probate process virtually painless.
What Can My Wilson County Probate Attorney Do?
There are many different things that a probate attorney can do on your behalf. The probate attorney can help make an otherwise complicated and often emotionally charged process easier by doing the following:
- Attend hearings and court appearances on your behalf
- Monitor all court and legal deadlines
- Prepare and file legal paperwork
- Assist with the resolution of disputes between beneficiaries
- Notify creditors of the estate
- Assist with the auditing and accounting of estate assets
An experienced Wilson County probate attorney will protect your interests and honor the last wishes of the decedent. You do not have to try to figure out how to navigate the probate court system alone!
Your probate attorney can also help with the creation of your own personal estate, valuation of your estate, general guardianship issues, and can educate you on inheritance law and any possible consequences of inheriting estate assets.
A Wilson County probate attorney is your advocate. Call Keith Morris Attorney at Law, today at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth to have an experienced professional to guide you through the Texas probate process.
Our firm provides services to clients throughout Wilson County including the cities of Carpenter, Floresville, La Vernia, Nixon, Pandora, Poth, Saspamco, Stockdale, Sutherland Springs, Grass Pond Colony, Kicaster, Doseido Colony, and Sandy Hills.
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.
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.
Contact the firm today to discuss your case during a free consultation and explore your options.