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Texas Estate Planning Lawyer.

Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts

Estate planning usually begins with the preparation of a will, and sometimes a revocable living trust. The firm’s Texasestate planning lawyers work with our clients to put together plans to:
• Transfer property to loved ones
• Put the right people in charge of carrying out the client’s wishes
• Maximize the amount going to loved ones by reducing taxes.
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Estate and Gift Taxes

Our Texasestate tax planning attorneys have the background and experience to help you minimize the transfer tax cost of passing your wealth on to the next generation. We are familiar with the latest techniques and strategies to aid our clients in pursuing their estate planning goals without incurring unnecessary estate, gift and generation skipping taxes. We also assist our clients in IRS estate and gift tax audits.

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Charitable Foundations and Charitable Remainder Trusts

Over the years, our Texasestate planning attorneys have helped a number of clients in setting up charitable remainder trusts and charitable lead trusts. They have also worked extensively with clients to establish and tax-qualify a number of charitable foundations, and to advise trustees on the legal and tax aspects of operating a private foundation.

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Family Limited Partnerships

Our Texasestate planning lawyers work with the firm’s corporate and securities attorneys to help our clients achieve:
• Seamless transfers of management of family assets across generations, or in the event the client becomes incapacitated
• Asset protection goals
• Reductions in the estate tax applicable to the client’s assets

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Lifetime Giving

Our Texasestate planning lawyers advise clients on how to minimize estate and gift taxes by making gifts during one’s life. These gifts can be made outright or to a trust created to benefit the client’s descendants.

Probate, Trust & Estate Administration

Our Texasestate planning attorneys and Texasprobate lawyers represent executors, beneficiaries and trustees in all phases of trust and estate administration, from the initial probate of a will through the final settlement of the estate, and in all matters relating to the administration of trusts.

Asset Protection

We advise our clients on the best ways to protect them from frivolous lawsuits and other threats to the results of a lifetime of work and saving.

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Fiduciary Litigation

Our Texas estate planningtrial attorneys are experienced in prosecuting and defending lawsuits against trustees, executors, and beneficiaries, including will contests, suits alleging undue influence, and suits against executors and trustees regarding the performance of their duties.

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Guardianship Proceedings

We have extensive experience in handling court-appointed guardianships, as well as the establishment of trusts for the benefit of minors and incapacitated persons.

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Marital Property Agreements

Our Texasestate planning lawyers can help clients prepare marital property agreements to accomplish their asset protection goals and document pre-nuptial arrangements.