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Texas Probate Litigation Services

When you need to take your probate case to court, you need a skilled attorney like Keith Morris at your side. Call today at (713) 636-5339 for Houston and (817) 442-2048 for Fort Worth or submit a contact form online.

    "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

Texas Probate Litigation Lawyers

When a loved one has passed away, their estate is administered and distributed according to the provisions of their valid will. If the decedent did not leave a will, the State of Texas has specific guidelines to determine how the estate will be distributed. Sometimes, whether a will exists or the estate will pass through descent and distribution, you may question the validity of the will or the claim of a potential heir. In that circumstance, you can hire an experienced attorney to enforce your legal rights or those of multiple family members through probate litigation. Ostrom Morris is prepared to work diligently on your case.

Probate litigation can involve contesting a will, trust or probate proceeding. There are many different grounds for these types of legal actions, which include:

  • Forgery – If you suspect that the will is a product of forgery, we can help you prove that it is invalid and that a previous or superseding will should be used instead.
  • Invalid Will – Wills that are not drafted correctly, are unclear, or do not satisfy the basic requirements of a valid will, can be contested with the assistance of an experienced attorney.
  • Asset Categorization – Certain assets may not be categorized correctly or may not be included in the final will or trust. A legal professional can help you with these disputes.
  • Lack of Capacity – When an individual is unable to comprehend the changes that they are making to their will and how it will affect their estate, it can be contested.
  • Undue Influence – When someone overcomes someone’s natural desires and wishes and causes them to dispose of their estate other than the originally intended.
  • Fiduciary Negligence – If you believe that a will unduly benefits a person in a fiduciary position, then an attorney with probate litigation experience can help you contest it. The competency and intentions of the executor, trustee or administrator can be brought into question.
  • Determining Heirship – A Texas probate litigation attorney can help you determine if you have the right to institute proceedings to declare your heirship and enforce your legal rights.

Advantages of Professional Legal Help

With Keith Morris & Stacy Kelly, Attorneys at Law, you will be working with a lawyer that has an intimate knowledge of the Texas Probate Code and can help you and your family through the process of contesting probate proceedings. It is important that you use the right legal professional, as the process requires detailed research, the right documentation and skilled litigators.

Probate litigation allows you to uphold the wishes of your loved one. When you use an experienced attorney like Attorney Morris, you will gain access to a lawyer that is willing to fight for your legal rights.

To discuss your Texas probate litigation issue, please call a probate lawyer in Texas at (713) 636-5339 in Houston and (817) 442-2048 in Fort Worth or submit an online form.

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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