Arlington, Texas Estate Planning Lawyers
Texas Estate Planning Attorney with 41 years experience
His employment before law school in the construction industry and in real estate sales/leasing has aided his serving developers, contractors,...
Angelica has experience in helping clients draft their wills, drafting powers of attorney, and probate administration. In addition, Angelica has experience in assisting clients with divorce, suits affecting the parent-child relationship, paternity, modification of custody and visitation, and termination and relinquishment of...
Successful representation of clients in divorce, complex property division and post-divorce modifications
Drafting and negotiation of premarital and post-marital agreements
Representation of clients in child custody disputes and enforcements of existing orders relating to custody and possession
Representing clients in probate of wills and intestate estates
Design and implementation of complex estate plans for all sizes of estates
Acting as attorney ad litem in heirship determination and guardianship proceedings
Conceptualization, implementation, and management of comprehensive legal strategy contributing to company growth from a $300K single-location organization to $100M international value-added reseller...
Grapevine, TX 76051
University of Vienna, University of Tulsa College of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
James has been recognized by Fort Worth Magazine and 360 West Magazine...
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Planning your estate?
Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.
An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.
Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.
Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.
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