Keith Branyon Speaks on Probate Matters

May 13, 2015 | Attorney News



Keith’s presentation, “Standing: How Much Is a Ticket to the Dance,” will explore who is eligible to file an application to probate a will or to appoint a guardian. It will also cover who is and is not eligible to serve as executor, administrator, or guardian. Related topics included in the presentation are in limine hearings in which “standing” is challenged along with motions to require security for costs in probate and guardianship cases.

Keith will present “Standing” at the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association’s monthly luncheon on June 4 and at the State Bar of Texas – Paralegal Division Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar on September 30.

The presentation “Independent Administrations,” will cover independent administrations in probate matters from the initial filing until the closing of the estate and will include sample forms to handle each stage of the process.

Keith will present “Independent Administrations” to the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association Bi-Annual Nuts and Bolts Seminar on September 18.

Keith practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianship and tax, with particular emphasis on the taxation of individuals, estates and trusts and all types of transfer taxes (estate, gift and generation skipping taxes). He is also an experienced litigator in probate and guardianship cases, including will contests and guardianship disputes.


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M. Keith Branyon
Partner, Fort Worth

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