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✧ Probate, Trust, and Estate Planning Services ✧

Probate Administration and Estate Planning KNOW-HOW

Knowledgable Legal Help You Can Count On 

The Law Offices of Joseph E. Seiler is a full service Probate, Trust, and Estate Planning Law Firm in Northwest Houston accessible to individuals and families along the U.S. 290 corridor from Houston, Cypress, Fairfield, Tomball, Hempstead, and Brenham. Our mission is to provide prompt and high quality legal care to clients who need assistance with probate administration, probate disputes, wills, trusts, and estate planning. 

Our Commitment to our Clients

Attorney Joseph E. Seiler is dedicated to providing the highest quality legal counsel and representation to his clients. He applies his experience and legal training to make their lives easier by working to legally implement their goals. He offers quality legal advice and stands by each of his clients as he guides them through the complexities of the probate, trust, and estate planning process.








Probate Initiation

Transfer of Legal Title to Heirs

Inheritance Issues

Appointment of Personal Representative

Estate Administration

Probate Disputes and Litigation

Rights of Heirs and Beneficiaries

Personal Representative Compensation

Enforcement Action

Claims for Money against Estate

Legal Advice for Executors, Administrators and Personal Representatives

Powers of Attorney

Durable Power of Attorney

Limited Power of Attorney

Medical Power of Attorney

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Estate Planning

Last Will and Testament

Inter-Vivos Trust Creation

Testamentary Trusts

In Terrorum Clauses (No Contest Clauses)

Probate Avoidance

Transfer-on-Death Deeds (TODDs)

Payable-on-Death Accounts


Trust Creation

Trust Administration and Accounting

Trust Modification and Termination

Legal Representation for Trustees and Beneficiaries

Trustee-Beneficiary Lawsuits

Enforcement Actions

Claims By or Against Trustee

Advanced Directives

Directive to Physicians Regarding Future Care

Out of Hospital Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)

Designation of Guardian if Need Arises

HIPPA Authorization 


Meet Your Probate, Wills, and Trusts Attorney


Joseph Seiler has dedicated his career to helping people in Northwest Harris County and Southeast Texas with their probate, estate planning, and trust litigation needs. He cares about each client, listens to them in detail, and clearly and promptly communicates with them.

A lifelong Houston-area resident, Joseph worked for 6 years in both blue-collar and white-collar positions before law school. He started as a warehouse associate and then later joined his employer’s sales division. He worked his way up and was eventually assigned to help manage multi-million dollar customer contracts.

In addition, during law school, Joseph worked as a legal extern for the United States Attorneys’ Offices and later for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington D.C. He earned his B.B.A. from Texas A&M University and graduated with a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.



During your first initial consultation, and then as a client, you will receive one-on-one attention from your attorney. You will speak directly with Mr. Seiler and will have ready access to him throughout our representation. Our attorney always makes time to listen to a client’s concerns.


Many clients are hesitant to contact a law firm because they are afraid to deal with an attorney. However, Mr. Seiler prides himself on his friendly personalized service. In addition to being a great listener, out lawyer is patient, sympathetic, and understanding. You will never feel rushed when communicating with our law firm.


Mr. Seiler always enjoys meeting new people and looks forward to finding out how and if he can assist you with your probate, will and trust matters. As a potential client, you will receive focused personal attention and speak directly with Mr. Seiler during your free consultation. Our attorney communicates promptly, is patient, understanding, and eager to help clients with their legal needs. With knowledgable and diligent representation, Mr. Seiler works to protect each client’s rights as he guides them through the legal system. To schedule a free consultation with Mr. Seiler, please call (713) 343-1450 or leave us a message on our Contact Us page. At your free strategy session, you may expect Mr. Seiler to:

1. Listen to you 

Mr. Seiler always takes time to welcome each potential client when he or she arrives. During your free strategy session, Mr. Seiler will make every effort to make you feel respected and understood. As he listens to the facts of your situation, he may ask questions intermittently because even small facts can have significant implications with regard to one’s legal options.

2. Explain Your Options

To determine the best course of action, you first need to know what options are available to you. Mr. Seiler applies his knowledge of probate, wills, and trust law to describe the possible courses of action that may be taken to implement your legal goal.

3. Start Developing a Strategy

After exploring your legal options with you, Mr. Seiler gives each client time to think the matter over. Some clients already have a clear understanding of course of action they prefer. If this is the case, then Mr. Seiler will begin forming a strategy with you to help implement your legal goal.

Law Offices Joseph E. Seiler Northwest Houston
Joseph E. Seiler focuses on helping individuals and families with their probate administration, estate planning, inheritance, and trust law needs. He is affiliiated with several prominent legal organizations, including:

State Bar of Texas

Texas Supreme Court

All Texas Appellate Courts

United State Federal Court for the Southern District of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Northwest Houston Bar Association

You will receive focused personal attention and speak directly with Mr. Seiler. Our attorney communicates promptly with each client, treats them with empathy, and is eager to help them with their legal needs. Through knowledgable and diligent representation, Mr. Seiler works to protect each client’s rights as he assists them with their legal matter. To schedule a free consultation with Mr. Seiler, please call (713) 343-1450

✧ Contact ✧

Phone: (713) 343-1450

Fax: (713) 957-2076

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Offices in Houston and Hempstead

Northwest Houston Office

13201 Northwest Freeway, Suite 800
Houston, TX 77040

By Appointment Only

Hempstead Office

37573 Betka Rd.
Hempstead, TX 77445

By Appointment Only