Law Offices of Larry P. Walton - Probate Lawyer

Law Offices of Larry P. Walton
Garden Oaks Professional Building, Suite 109
4001 North Shepherd Drive,
Houston, TX 77018
Telephone: 281-760-4985
Toll-Free: 866-520-3762
Fax: 713-699-4732
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Representative Cases

The following is a brief summary of a few of the many cases we have litigated over the years.

Probate Litigation :

Claim of Alleged Illegitimate Children Defeated - A woman died without a will (intestate) in Harris County, Texas, 10 years after the death of her husband of 50 years. Alleged illegitimate children of deceased husband who were born during the marriage claim ½ interest in the homestead of the widow. Our firm represented the heirs of the widow. Court granted our motion for summary judgment against the alleged illegitimate children based upon statute of limitations assertion and Family Code definitions of presumed children.

Will Contest, Challenge to Will Defeated - Step-mother attacked the will of husband who left sizable portion of his estate to his children by a prior marriage. After several months of trial preparation, case settled on grounds favorable to the children - will declared valid by Court.

Personal Injury Litigation :

18 wheeler collision in North Houston - 18-wheeler allegedly ran a red light in north Houston injuring our client who was a passenger in an automobile driven by an acquaintance. Fact issue as to who was at fault. Our client suffered a fractured femur (thigh bone) requiring a steel rod insertion. Settled prior to trial against both parties for a confidential amount.

Woman rear-ended by drunk driver in Montgomery County - A mother on her way to pick up her child at school was rear-ended by another woman who was intoxicated. Back surgery. Settled for policy limits.

Client injured in collision with uninsured driver - Our client suffered a broken foot when her vehicle was struck head-on by an uninsured driver. Settled with her uninsured motorist carrier for policy limits.

Client's automobile catches fire after work done by repair shop - Our clients, a retired factory worker and her daughter, suffered injuries when the vehicle they were driving suddenly caught fire. The vehicle had recently been in the automobile repair shop for repairs and had only traveled 32 miles before catching fire. Suit was filed against the auto repair shop. Settled prior to trial for a confidential amount.

Client suffers fractured arm in collision with truck that pulled out in front of him on Highway 249 in North Harris County. Client suffered broken arm in severe collision. Settled for policy limits with all insurance carriers including under-insured policies.

The Law Offices of Larry P. Walton is located in Houston, Texas. Attorney Walton represents clients throughout the Bay Area and Gulf Coast region in cities that include Houston, Katy, Cypress, Humble, Kingwood, The Woodlands, Conroe, League City, Pasadena, Baytown, The Heights, Richmond/Rosenberg and Bay City and throughout Harris County, Fort Bend County, Montgomery County, Galveston County, Liberty County, Waller County and Matagorda County.