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Wills in Texas

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Will Attorney in Houston and Fort Worth

Professional Assistance with Important Documents

Having an attorney write up the legal proceedings for properly distributing real and personal property of a deceased person can make the process much simpler and ensure it is carried out correctly. This can help bring peace of mind that your final wishes will be honored when the will is in probate.

Attorneys in Texas will cover all the pertinent issues, specific to the laws in Texas, when drafting wills. The wishes of the person are outlined in a legal document stating who will be appointed guardian of the decedent’s children and who will receive real and personal property. Without the legal document of a proper will in Texas, the state will make the decisions on where children will be placed and who will receive property of the estate.

Advantages of Having a Legal Will in Texas

Legal wills tell the Texas probate court and beneficiaries of the estate exactly how the decedent wished their property and family should be handled after their death. The written legal document gives specific instructions on all financial matters, property that is owned, and the care for the minor children. A formal written will must meet certain requirements in order to be legal.

In order to draft the legal document, the testator must be at least 18 years old, serving in the armed forces, or be married. A person cannot be forced or deceived to make the legal document. The testator must be of sound mind and body at the time of the writing of the will, and it must be their intent to give the property at the time of death.

Without a valid will in Texas, the person is known to have died intestate. The person’s property and legal rights to their children will then be left up to the courts in Texas, and the person’s wishes would not be considered. Without the legal document of what the person wishes, there are usually delays in dispersing the property.

Because of the importance of having a legal will in Texas, it is important to have an experienced attorney advise you on drafting such a legal document.

Protect Your Family's Future with a Legal Will

Having a legal will in place is crucial for ensuring that your assets and estate are distributed according to your wishes after you pass away. Our experienced wills attorney in Houston and Fort Worth can provide professional assistance with creating this important document, ensuring that it is legally valid and accurately reflects your intentions.

Some of the advantages of having a legal will in Texas include:

  • Peace of mind knowing that your loved ones will be taken care of
  • Avoiding potential disputes and conflicts among family members
  • Ensuring that your assets are distributed according to your wishes
  • Choosing guardians for minor children

At Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law, we offer comprehensive estate planning services to help you protect your family's future. Schedule a free consultation with us to discuss your specific needs and learn how we can help you create a legal will that provides peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

Call Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth today to get ensure your will is properly drafted.

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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