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Texas: Attorney’s fees denied to attorney Don Ford who hired himself as estate administrator

January 16, 2018 // 1 Comment

The following article appeared in Texas Fiduciary Litigator publication and their website. It has since been removed from the website. Court Affirms Order Denying an Administrator’s Attorney’s Fees By David Fowler Johnson on June 28, 2016 In In re Estate of Williams, attorney Don Ford was appointed an administrator of an estate and hired himself as an attorney for the estate. No. 05-15-00392-CV, 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 5990 (Tex. App.-Dallas .June 6, 2016, no pet. history). Later, the [- more...]

Texas: Pretrial hearing set in legal malpractice case against attorneys Don Ford and Richard Bergner

August 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

HOUSTON – A pre-trial conference is set for Aug. 25 in the malpractice suit filed against attorneys Richard Bergner and Don Ford by former client Juliette Fairley in the Southern District of Texas. Fairley’s complaint against the Houston probate attorneys in the wake of what she feels was a gross mishandling of an adult guardianship case involving her father and a San Antonio nursing facility. Fairley, a New York resident, had hired the attorneys to aid her in a lawsuit against Lakeside [- more...]

Texas: another Titus County (Mt Pleasant) resident disputes their guardianship order

July 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

From the Mt Pleasant, Texas Daily Tribune – serving Titus, Franklin and Camp counties A motion has been filed in Titus County to remove guardian in the case of Ann Walton James. Records show the motion to remove guardian was filed on behalf of James’ great-niece, Barbara Ann Reynolds. Last month, former Titus County Clerk Dianne Norris Owens spoke at length about that guardianship case at the county commission meeting. Owens’ public comments on June 22 mirror statements set out in the [- more...]