“Keith and his team were fantastic.”- Thomas M.
Probate litigation and intestacy often go hand in hand. A qualified Texas attorney can help you challenge a will or trust, so that the rightful beneficiaries obtain the decedent’s assets. With Keith Morris Attorney at Law, you will find a skilled and experienced attorney that is ready to assist you with your probate litigation and intestacy cases.
Overview of Probate Litigation and Intestacy
A single individual or multiple parties can contest a will. Probate litigation
often occurs due to a suspicion of an invalid instrument or trust, undue
influence, mental defect, forgery or fraud, no-contest clauses, disqualification,
property characterization and the administration of the estate, among
In Texas intestacy refers to a decedent that died without a will in place. As a result, the state determines how the property is distributed among varying levels of heirs. In certain cases, a beneficiary may not receive their fair share or nothing at all. A lawyer can assist you in attempting to obtain a just allocation based on your relationship with the decedent.
In most cases, disputes are based on estate assets not passing to the appropriate parties. However, probate litigation and intestacy can also relate to improper distributions, a failure to make distributions, or misappropriation of funds.
Through the help of a knowledgeable attorney like Keith Morris, your case will be given the attention it deserves. A skilled and experienced lawyer will make every attempt to resolve your dispute amicably. Upholding the wishes of your deceased family member are a top priority and your lawyer will do everything they can to get you proper restitution.
Advantages of Professional Legal Help
Attorney Morris will take the time to explain the rules of succession that relate to Texas intestacy and heirship. They will evaluate the facts of your case and provide you with sound legal advice and guidance. In court, your attorney will fight for your rights, as well as your position aggressively. With a successful case, you may be able to receive the personal or real property that you deserve.
Guardianship Case Case Won
Won trial to exclude wife to serve as guardian of gentleman she married that was at least twice her age.
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.
Estate Administration & Division of Assets Dispute Resolved
Resolved highly contentious ongoing dispute over father’s estate and division of assets between son and daughter.
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.
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.
Estate Administration Case Dispute Resolved
Successfully resolved case between two siblings fighting over cash and personal property of their father.
Multi-Million Dollar International Estate Settlement Reached
Successfully negotiated settlement between surviving spouse and foreign advisers in multi-million dollar international estate.
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.