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Will Contests, Related Litigation, and Estate Administration

Each estate, will and trust lawyer at Spencer, Johnson, & Harvell, PLLC has the experience to navigate the Texas probate courts.
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Trust Contests & Trust Administration

Looking for a trust lawyer to help you dispute a trust? Our attorneys are the most experience in Dallas when it comes to trust contests and trust administration.
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Guardianship Contest & Guardianship

Our guardianship lawyers fight to protect your loved ones during a guardianship contest.
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Fiduciary Litigation & Defense of Wills and Trusts

Need a wills and trusts lawyer to hold bad-acting or negligent fiduciaries responsible in Dallas and Fort Worth? Contact us to learn how we do it.
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Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution method that is non-binding, but highly effective in ending and resolving cases before trial.
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Advocating your rights in all estate, trust and guardianship appeals in all Texas appellate courts.
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Survivorship Account Dispute


Contest to Trust Amendment


Estate Worth Post- Death Marital Dispute


Estate Worth Will Contest


Will Contest Jury Trial


Default Judgment & Obtained Take Nothing Judgment


Will Contest Jury Trial

Dallas Estate Lawyer

Recognized as a leader in estate, trust, guardianship and fiduciary litigation throughout Texas, Spencer, Johnson, & Harvell, PLLC, offers effective representation to clients in Dallas, Fort Worth, Southlake, Denton, Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso, and throughout the state of Texas, who are facing difficult legal matters after a loved one has died or become incapacitated, has been taken advantage of or after a fiduciary breaches duties or abuses power.

Led by founder R. Kevin Spencer, our team of tough, competitive, determined and experienced attorneys has been assisting individuals and families with estate, trust, guardianship, and fiduciary issues for more than 50 years combined.

We are prepared to take on any opponent to right the wrongs and to attempt to achieve justice for your family. We will not stop until all available and legally viable options are exhausted. We are familiar with the Statutory Probate Courts and their staff in Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton and McKinney (Collin County), and other courts in other counties.



Kevin is an experienced and highly professional and effective attorney for estate litigation. He makes himself available whenever needed and surrounds himself with an excellent staff. I absolutely picked the right law firm for what became a difficult case. I was always advised what to expect, and what the next move would be. When we talked, he was focused, prepared and always followed through. He fought hard for a fair outcome, and assured that justice prevailed. Thank you Mr. Spencer!
Mr. Spencer is an honorable and fair man. My father has Alzheimer’s. Mr. Spencer was understanding of his situation and also of that of my brother and I. He made every effort to handle our matter in a way to bring us together instead of divide us. We will forever be in his debt.
Kevin stepped in very quickly and effectively to help me in a time of great need. We talked on Thursday and he ended up working extensively over the weekend to get something filed with the court the following Monday. He communicated effectively use phone, email and texts to keep me current on the case. He was very professional and very effective. He got a default judgment reversed and the entire matter concluded quickly. It was great having Kevin on my side and looking out for my interests.
During the trying time of our Father’s death we were forced to face another unexpected battle in fighting for my father’s estate. Something my family never thought would ever happen. My sister was put to the test and hired these AWESOME ATTORNEYS. The were a blessing from God during our whole long and drawn out ordeal they never once gave us any doubt of their ability to fight. Kevin Spencer is the “bomb.com” He put our concerns to the forefront and accomplished all. Highly recommendable.
I had a tough decision to make after my Father passed away regarding the way my two sisters handled Daddy’s affairs while he was living with Alzheimer Disease. After speaking candidly with Mr. Spencer all my doubts of making the right decision disappeared. I knew what choices I had, made my decision, and can go forward in life with confidence and clarity. Mr. Spencer was prompt, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. Thank you, Mr. Spencer!
It was a very daunting task to hire an attorney in another state to represent 14 beneficiaries without ever meeting in person, yet, from our first conversation I felt at ease about my selection. Upon finally meeting him and his wonderful staff, it was a solid confirmation that I had made the right choice for our family. Not only is Kevin extremely knowledgable and focused, he genuinely cares. He embraced our family and fought for us as if we were his own. I couldn’t have hired a better firm.
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Effective Representation From Your Estate And Trust Litigation Lawyers in all counties in Texas, including Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton, Harris, Travis, Bexar and El Paso Counties with Statutory Probate Courts.

We encourage you to explore this website to learn more about how Spencer, Johnson & Harvell, PLLC can help you after you have lost a lovedone.

We recognize that a dispute or lawsuit can be emotionally and financially draining. We are here for you to hopefully provide comfort and assurance, to help you understand all of your legal options and to identify the best action to take regarding your circumstances. With care and compassion, our lawyers will work with you to learn about the source of contention in your case and strive to right the wrongs that have been done to you or your loved ones.

The creative, thoughtful and strategic approach we have taken to resolve the varying complex estate, trust, guardianship and fiduciary litigation claims has benefited many of our clients in the past.

Contact us today to learn how we can help you.

Dallas Probate Attorneys

Spencer, Johnson & Harvell, PLLC, invites you to contact our law office today to schedule a free consultation regarding your estate and trust matters.

We are located in Dallas, but we travel throughout Texas to serve our clients. Our business hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and evenings and weekends by appointment. Ask us about our hourly and contingency fees.

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For excellent and caring representation at reasonable rates, contact us today.

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