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Ross P. Griffith - Fort Worth, TX

2200 Forest Park Boulevard Fort Worth, TX 76110 - 1732

Updated: 04/21/2016

Fort Worth Probate & Estate Administration Lawyer

Overview

Ross Griffith concentrates his practice on probate, guardianship, estate planning, business and increasingly in contested matters in these areas.

Probate & Guardianship. Mr. Griffith spends a good deal of time working with the estates resulting from death and incapacity...

Ross Griffith concentrates his practice on probate, guardianship, estate planning, business and increasingly in contested matters in these areas.

Probate & Guardianship. Mr. Griffith spends a good deal of time working with the estates resulting from death and incapacity. This includes heirship determinations, muniments of title, estate administrations including independent administrations and dependent administrations, temporary guardianships and permanent guardianships of the person and estate. As a result, Mr. Griffith represents independent and dependent executors, independent and dependent administrators, temporary administrators, temporary guardians, permanent guardians of the person and estate, trustees, and agents under powers of attorney.

Mr. Griffith’s previous litigation experience, along with his partners, has lead to an increasing involvement in contested matters including Fiduciary Suits (involving trustees, executors, guardians and agents under powers of attorney), Will Contests, and Guardianship Contests, Contested Administrations, Contested Heirship Determination, Accountings and Removal Actions.

Mr. Griffith is frequently appointed by courts as a Guardian Ad Litem or Attorney Ad Litem in probate and guardianship matters. He has also been appointed to serve in fiduciary capacities as a Temporary Guardian, Permanent Guardian of the Estate, Temporary Administrator, Dependent Administrator, and Independent Executor.

Mr. Griffith’s was elected as President of the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association in 2001-2002 and Guardianship Services, Inc. in 2005-2006.

Estate Planning. Mr. Griffith’s extensive practical experience in the probate, guardianship, and business areas has led to a substantial estate planning practice. He has worked with multiple individuals and families to develop a plan that is best suited for their situation. Whether you need a will, trust, power of attorney, medical directive, etc., Mr. Griffith will work with you to determine a plan that will best fit your needs.

Business. Throughout his practice Mr. Griffith has represented business owners with creating, maintaining, buying, and selling companies. Mr. Griffith also has significant experience in dealing with nonprofit organizations, corporations, limited liability companies, general partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited partnerships (including family limited partnerships).

Background. Ross Griffith was raised and attended school in Fort Worth through high school and returned there after earning a degree from Texas A & M University in 1985 and a law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1988. He practices law in Tarrant and surrounding counties.

About Ross P. Griffith

Practice Areas

  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Guardianship Administration & Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Organization
  • Non-Profit Organization
  • Guardianship

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney/Partner, since January 1, 2006

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certification for Attorney Ad Litem, State Bar of Texas, 1995

Other Affiliations

  • Tarrant County Bar Association, 1998 - Present (Member)
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, 1997 - Present (Member (Board of Directors 1997-2003))
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, 2001 - 2002 (President)
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, 1999 - 2000 (President-Elect & Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Guardianship Services, Inc., 2001 - 2007 (Board of Directors)
  • Guardianship Services, Inc., 1998 - Present (Member of Program Committee)
  • St. Francis Village, Inc., 1992 - Present (Board of Directors)
  • Nolan Catholic High School, 1997 - 2004 (Board of Directors)
  • Nolan Catholic High School, 1999 - 2001 (Secretary)
  • Nolan Catholic High School, 2001 - 2002 (Vice-President)
  • Serra Club of Fort Worth, 1994 - Present (Member)
  • St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Fort Worth, 1967 - Present (Member)

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    J.D.
  • Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas
    B.S.
    Major: Political Science

Past Positions

  • Murphy, Moore & Griffith, P.C. (and predecessors), Attorney, 1988 - 2006

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Francis Village, Inc.- Board of Directors, 1992 - Present
  • Guardianship Services, Inc.- Board of Directors, 2001 - 2007

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Office Information

Address

2200 Forest Park Boulevard Fort Worth, TX 76110 - 1732

Fax

  • 817-926-2505

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

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