Forbes & Associates PLLC specializes in the areas of probate, elder and guardianship law. Mr. Forbes works with clients to probate the estate of persons who die
with or without a wills. Mr. Forbes handles several estate administration and guardianship administrations and has experience to aid any client who gets involved with the job of being an administrator of guardian.

The firm also handles estate planning, which includes basic wills, power of attorneys and directive to physicians. The contest and defense of Wills is another area of practice for the firm, as well as contesting guardianships.

The firm has also joined with McDonaldWorley,

PC to handle Social Security Disability appeals.

Our Team

Chris Forbes


Christopher Cole Forbes, J.D., graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in

2005 and licensed to practice law in the State of Texas that same year. Mr. Forbes is a native Houstonian and has worked his entire career with the elderly and disabled. Mr.

Forbes spent 15 years working in the Harris Probate Courts, twelve as a court investigator and three as a staff attorney.

Mr. Forbes started his career in law as an associate with McDonaldWorley PC and worked in probate, guardianship and estate administration. After working for 2 years with that firm, Mr. Forbes moved on to be a staff attorney for Harris County Probate Court Three in 2007. Mr. Forbes started Christopher Cole Forbes & Associates PLLC, in 2011 after leaving the Probate Courts.

Mr. Forbes has a passion for assisting clients with their estate planning and settling the affairs of deceased persons. Mr. Forbes also handles guardianship matters which involve managing the affairs of person who are no longer able to manage their own affairs. As a former social worker, Mr. Forbes is able to understand issues that persons involved in guardianship face and can assist client in this area.