Probate Estate Administration & Guardianships
Patricia (Pat) Ramirez has more than 36 years of legal experience with 21 of those years serving in the probate department at Riddle & Butts, LLP since 1999. She received her Associate’s Degree from Lone Star College and has served as a Paralegal Advisory Board Member for Lone Star College since January 2003 – Present. A native Houstonian, mother and grandmother, she is a very loyal, compassionate person with her main emphasis on her family and serving her community and our clients with a servant’s heart.
Liz joined the law firm in 2016 as a clerk for both Estate Planning and Probate. She was then promoted to the position of Funding and Corporate Paralegal, and then on to her current position as a Probate Paralegal. Liz approaches her position in Probate as an advocate for the client, and works tirelessly to ensure the clients are well served. After receiving a B.A. from Randolph-Macon Women’s College, Liz enjoyed a career in fund raising research both in Washington DC and Boston, and after moving to Houston, raising 4 children along with her husband, Steve. Liz and Steve have 4 grown children and 5 amazing, beautiful and unbelievably fantastic grandchildren, who are the light of her life. When not working, in addition to being with her family, Liz enjoys shopping, gardening, and decorating.
Linda joined Riddle & Butts in 2019 as an estate administration paralegal. Before joining our firm she grew up in the Gonzales area. Linda concentrates her efforts in estate administration. She is a tremendous asset to our firm and our clients whom she serves. Linda lives in Magnolia with her husband, Charlie and their two children. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching the Astros.
Kristin Stuart joined Riddle & Butts in March of 2020 as a probate assistant where she concentrates her efforts on serving our clients through the probate process. Before joining our firm, she worked for six years in the telecommunications industry and for three years in the home decor industry. Kristin graduated in 1998 with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Sam Houston State University. Kristin lives in Spring with her husband, Paul, and their two wonderful sons. When not working, she and her family enjoy all things football related, traveling, and spoiling their sweet dog.
Abby is currently an intern working in the Probate Department at Riddle & Butts, LLP, and has worked summers at the firm for the past two years. She is a graduate from Texas A&M University with a degree in Business Management and is currently a second-year law student at Texas A&M University School of Law. In her free time, Abby enjoys spending time with her family, playing violin, and baking.