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San Antonio Probate Attorneys

Protecting You & Your Rights Throughout Probate

When an individual passes away (becomes a “decedent”), the probate court steps in to ensure their last wishes regarding probate law are fulfilled, and their estate is distributed properly. If you find yourself named an executor or personal representative during a probate case, you may be unsure of what steps to take next. It’s important to seek the guidance of a knowledgeable probate attorney who can assist you in navigating the complexities of the probate process. 

A skilled probate attorney can provide valuable legal support and ensure that the decedent’s wishes are carried out according to the law. At The Law Office of Derek S. Ritchie, PLLC, our San Antonio probate lawyers will work with you to navigate the probate process and ensure your rights remain protected throughout.

Contact our firm to learn more! Call (210) 702-2203.

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    "Very Direct and Professional"

    Wonderful attorney, he is very direct and professional. Will fight for your defense to be heard, and for a very swift ruling in your favor.

    - Taylor M.
    "A Great Experience"

    Derek Ritchie is a professional and very reliable attorney. A huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders once he took on my case. It was a great feeling to know that I had him on my side.

    - Diana C.
    "Everyone Was Compassionate"

    My experience was a great one, from the moment I picked up that phone to having a next-day free consultation!. They were so helpful, respectful, and professional throughout the whole thing!

    - Ashley C.
    "Professional with Integrity"

    Mr. Ritchie is a professional with integrity, ethics and a competitive drive to win! So grateful for his counsel. Hope I never need him for any criminal defense, but he works hard and knows family law. Next is some estate planning! Thanks, Derek Ritchie!

    - Nadia N.
    "I Would Highly Recommend This Practice"

    He listens to you, returns your calls, knows who to call in Bexar County, does what he says promptly, and on top of that, both he and his office manager Vanessa are SUPER friendly and empathetic.

    - John W.
    "I Couldn't Have Asked for Better Representation"

    The whole firm was very caring and empathetic towards the situation and I couldn’t have asked for better legal representation!

    - Former Client
    "They Gave Us Peace and Hope of a Future"

    He went above and beyond what we expected. We will forever recommend his law firm. Mr. Ritchie and Mrs. Vanessa were so much help they kept us informed... just when we thought we knew all the information they gave us more.

    - Former Client
    "Lovely to Have Them in my Corner"

    If I had to choose just one word to describe my experience with Mr. Ritchie it would be, marvelous. It was a very lovely experience to have had him in my corner.

    - Traci M.

Meet Attorney Derek S. Ritchie

With a diverse background in the law and a genuine passion for helping others, Attorney Derek Ritchie is the person you’ll want on your side when faced with a legal challenge. Derek offers all the qualities you want in a lawyer: compassionate yet aggressive, trustworthy and results-driven, and adaptable to all kinds of people and situations. He understands how much is at stake for his clients whether they are fighting to maintain custody of their children in a divorce or their freedom when charged with a crime.

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An Award-Winning Firm

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Scene in SA - Top Family Lawyer - 2023
  • Best San Antonio Lawyer 2022
  • Top Criminal Defense Lawyer 2022
  • Top Family Lawyer 2022
  • Best San Antonio Lawyer 2021
  • Top Criminal Defense Lawyer 2021
  • Top Family Lawyer 2021

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    Derek and his team will work directly with you through every step of your case. It’s important to us that your case receives highly personalized attention. You instilled your trust in us and we will work to meet and exceed your expectations.

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    We’re competitive by nature and have a versatile legal style. We always seek an amicable outcome among different parties. We’re also prepared and ready to take your case to trial.

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    We strive to create an environment where you feel safe and protected. We recommend starting with a complimentary consultation to review your case together. Evening and weekend consultations are available by appointment only.