Aubrey, Texas Estate Planning Lawyers

Tom O'Connell
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Texas Estate Planning Attorney

St. Mary's University School of Law and St. Mary's UniversityTexas, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas and U.S. Supreme Court
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Gretchen Benolken
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Comprehensive estate planning and probate services. Free consultation. Call now!

I’m an experienced estate planning attorney and serve clients throughout Dallas. I provide personalized representation and handle all types of cases, including wills, trusts, living wills, and powers of attorney. Read More »
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Yolanda Castro-Dominguez
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Experienced attorney for all your estate planning needs. Free consultation!

I’m an experienced Texas estate planning lawyer and represent clients in all types of estate planning cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will help you through every stage of your case. Read More »
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Camille Milner
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Denton, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 34 years experience
(940) 383-2674 620 W Hickory St
Denton, TX 76201
Estate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Probate
The University of Texas School of Law
I tried over 50 jury trials and, as a trial lawyer, I loved every minute of it, but as a human being, I came to realize that a trial in a courtroom is no place to restructure a family who is having to go through a divorce. The courtroom will finalize a divorce, but the collateral damage done to a family, especially the children, in a trial, is something from which they (and future generations) many never recover. Even though over 95% of all cases are settled before trial, few people consider the difference in a case that is settled...
Amelia 'Amy' Jones
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Denton, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 2 years experience
(940) 215-0707 100 W. Oak St., Ste. 103
Denton, TX 76201
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Consumer, Family and Probate
Texas Tech University School of Law
In 2000, I entered the United States Army, served as a Psychological Operations Specialist and worked with the Military Police Corps throughout the U.S. and in Korea. I learned many valuable skills throughout my years of service, most importantly the meaning of integrity, loyalty, and grit. These skills have been the foundation of every aspect of my career since leaving the Army.

Upon leaving the Army I became a successful small business owner. This experience provided me with invaluable insight into the legal needs and the struggles that businesses all sizes and individuals face each day.

Additionally, it allowed me...
Gary A Kollmeier
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Denton, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience
(940) 387-8181 501 S. Carroll Blvd., Ste B
Denton, TX 76201
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Mr. Kollmeier is Board Certified in Family Law. The Law Office of Gary A. Kollmeier has been dedicated to providing competent and caring legal services in the areas of Family and Probate law since 1991. The firm provides comprehensive, superior, and respectful advocacy in an environment in which the clients receive full attention and loyalty with the highest level of personal legal services. It is our focus to educate our clients about the reality of what to expect in every aspect of their legal case. As a lawyer, Gary Kollmeier is committed to high standards, as evidenced by his certification...
Jack W. Cunningham
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Denton, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(940) 757-0058 1332 Teasley Ln.
Ste. 275
Denton, TX 76205
Estate Planning, Business, Family and Probate
Texas Tech University School of Law
Justin H Vaughan
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Denton, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years experience
(469) 248-5238 109 E Oak Street Ste 1000
Denton, TX 76201
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Mr. Vaughan’s practice covers a wide array of intellectual property matters. He provides counsel to businesses and individuals who are seeking to establish and/or protect their portfolio of creative ideas, which may include copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Mr. Vaughan helps clients to identify, register, license, or transfer their own intellectual property; he also counsels clients on avoiding liability for infringement of others’ rights. Whenever conflict arises, Mr. Vaughan offers his clients a number of tools to achieve a cost-effective and desirable resolution. Having participated in mediations both as a party and as a trained mediator, Mr....
David Biles
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Denton, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 35 years experience
(940) 566-0566 303 N Carroll Blvd
Denton, TX 76201
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
As a board certified specialist in family law, I diligently and zealously represent clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, complex property division and retirement, custody and support, alimony, adoptions, as well as modification of prior court orders
Curtis Harrison II
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(214) 473-9696 7160 N. Dallas Parkway
Suite 650
Plano, TX 75024
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Baylor Law School
Darryl V. Pratt
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FRISCO, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(972) 712-1515 2591 DALLAS PKWY STE 505
FRISCO, TX 75034-8564
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Oklahoma City University School of Law
With over twenty (20) of experience as a dual-licensed attorney and Certified Public Accountant, Darryl V. Pratt has practiced law in all areas of corporate and business law, non profit law, estate planning, probate, guardianship, asset protection planning, bankruptcy (Chapters 7, 13 and 11), real estate, and taxation. Mr. Pratt focuses his practice on business representation and estate planning-probate and is a regular speaker on a variety of business law, non profit law, estate planning, asset protection, tax, bankruptcy, real estate and taxation topics. Mr. Pratt is a member of the Collin County, Denton County and Dallas County...
Kelly Michelle Davis
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Lewisville, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(972) 434-8009 550 S Edmonds Ln
Lewisville, TX 75067
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
Although Ms. Davis specializes in construction litigation, she has a general practice which includes handling all problems from corporate inception to dissolution, partnership formation and disputes, real estate law, consumer litigation, contract disputes, and appeals.
Jeffrey Albert Yates
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(214) 423-5100 5601 Granite Parkway Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Estate Planning, Business, Construction and Probate
Albin Yates Balius Roach believes in aggressively preserving the truth for our clients while advancing the integrity of the profession. We also recognize that we cannot successfully cast a positive vision for our clients’ futures without possessing one for ourselves. The attorneys, paralegals and support staff of Albin Yates Balius Roach have chosen to commit their time and talent to the firm because we believe in the firm’s priorities and its future.
Taylor M Mohr
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Frisco , TX Estate Planning Attorney with 7 years experience
(214) 741-2662 One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco , TX 75034
Estate Planning, Elder, Family and Probate
Baylor Law School
Taylor Mohr distinguishes herself by offering effective, affordable, and compassionate legal services. Her practice focuses on family law in Williamson and Travis counties. She is a member of the Williamson County Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Baylor Law Alumni Association.

Taylor graduated from the Baylor Law School. She attended this prestigious university with a full-tuition scholarship. As a law student, she balanced her studies with a variety of extracurricular work, serving as Secretary and Executive Vice-President for the Student Bar Association and working as an editing assistant for professor Gerald Powell, director of...
Gary Blake Wells
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Argyle, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(940) 222-6993 9350 Hilltop Rd
Argyle, TX 76226
Estate Planning, Administrative, Appeals and Business
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT
I am a “planning” attorney, working with clients to help keep them out of legal entanglements and litigation. My goal is to work with my clients to help them succeed in their goals, whether this involves setting up a new business; working with them to understand and work within the requirements of complicated federal and state laws; or preparing their wills, trusts (including gun trusts), and other estate planning documents.

I can work with you to:

1) Prepare the necessary documents to get your business started
2) Understand the legal requirements for your business...
Laura Starr
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 5 years experience
(972) 633-2588 3108 Midway Road, Suite 101
Plano, TX 75093
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Laura Starr joined the firm in 2014. Laura received her undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University, graduating with a B.S. in political science. Laura attended law school in Chicago, Illinois at DePaul University College of Law where she received a certificate in business law. During law school, Laura externed for the Honorable Michael F. Otto at the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois and was a member of the International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team. She was also a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. As a member of Starr Law Firm, P.C. Laura focuses in the areas of...
Gretchen Benolken
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Frisco, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 33 years experience
(940) 483-9400 6160 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX 75034
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Probate
The University of Texas School of Law
Entering her fourth decade as a practicing attorney, Gretchen Benolken has chosen to divide her professional time into a small handful of areas. First, she spends some time in the service of long time, loyal, existing clients with various needs. Second, the majority of her time is spent with new clients, providing legal services in two specific areas: a) the drafting of wills and trusts for the purpose of protection of assets, and b) representing clients in the probating of the estates of their deceased loved ones and guiding them step-by-step through this judicial process during what is a most...
George Edward Crumley
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(972) 359-1207 1420 W. Exchange Pkwy, Suite 180
Glendover Building C
Allen, TX 75013
Allen, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Chosen by peers as one of the Top 100 lawyers in the entire Dallas/Fort Worth region according to SuperLawyers magazine.
Matthew Gilpin
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Frisco, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(214) 741-2662 One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Estate Planning and Probate
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Matthew Gilpin began working for McCathern as a partner in 2018 and his practice primarily focuses on probate matters, estate administrations, and inheritance issues in the North Texas region.

Mr. Gilpin’s probate experience involves managing all aspects of cases – legal and administrative – from start to finish. This includes helping his clients find the most efficient and cost-effective solutions to settling estate matters. Additionally, he advises clients regarding estate planning and asset protection and he drafts trusts, wills, directives, releases, and other estate planning documents.

Mr. Gilpin firmly believes that to create the most effective estate plan, it must be...
Emily Daniell
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney
(972) 584-9382 6800 Weiskopf Ave
#150
McKinney, TX 75070
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Charles Malolo
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 7 years experience
(214) 620-2088 6401 W Eldorado Pkwy #102
McKinney, TX 75070
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Real Estate
Texas Tech University School of Law
Charlie Malolo is an Estate Planning Attorney in McKinney, Texas. For the last five years he has been helping people create meaningful legacies for their families and loved ones from his offices in McKinney, Texas, through estate planning services. Charlie graduated with a law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2011. He has made it his mission since then to educate families on the complexities of planning for probate, as well as how to develop thoughtful and meaningful ways to leave a complete legacy for loved ones through estate planning.
David Wayne Chowins
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Lewisville, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years experience
(469) 630-2550 405 State Highway 121 Bypass
Suite A250
Lewisville, TX 75067
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
New York University School of Law and University of Tulsa College of Law
Charles E. Beachley III
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Lewisville, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years experience
(972) 538-0358 396 West Main St.
Lewisville, TX 75057
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Elder and Probate
Southern Methodist University
Born New York, N.Y., April 14, 1951 admitted to Bar: 1982, Texas; 1983, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1986, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: Paris Junior College, Paris, Texas (A.A. 1971); Trinity University (B.A., cum laude, 1973; M.F.A., 1976); Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1982). Adjunct Professor, Business Law, University of North Texas, 1992-1993. Lecturer, Lewisville Library Law Lectures, 1984-1986. Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 1989-1998. Diplomate, National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Associate, Durand & Associates, P.C., 1990-2015. Sole Practitioner, 1986-1990....
Donald W. Mills
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Flower Mound, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 40 years experience
(214) 617-2260 1011 Surrey Ln., Bldg. 200
Flower Mound, TX 75022
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Personal Injury
Texas Tech University School of Law
William L. Manchee
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years experience
(972) 960-2240 2745 Dallas Parkway
Suite 420
Plano, TX 75093
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Consumer
Candace Meryl Murphy
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Flower Mound, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years experience
(888) 220-0919 1011 Surrey Lane
Building 200
Flower Mound, TX 75022
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Probate and Real Estate
Loyola University New Orleans
Attorney Murphy received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Orleans in secondary education; and her Juris Doctorate from Loyola University. She is licensed to practice in Louisiana and Texas as well as several Federal Court Districts. She practices real estate law, corporate bankruptcy, estate planning, probate and successions.
James Duncan Webb IV
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years experience
(972) 881-8808 6301 Preston Rd
Plano, TX 75024
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
Duncan is the sole shareholder of the firm whose practice primarily focuses on estate planning, trusts, business matters, and construction law. He graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1977 with a business administration degree in accounting and finance and earned his law degree from SMU in 1980.

Duncan has more than thirty-five years of legal experience and has been admitted to practice in the United States Tax Court, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and Fifth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals.

During the three years Inside Collin County Business conducted its annual awards,...
Taylor Willingham
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years experience
(214) 250-4407 3900 S. Stonebridge Dr.
Unit 1101
McKinney, TX 75070
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Texas Tech School of Law
Taylor Willingham is an experienced estate planning and probate attorney located in McKinney, Texas. He is the founder of The Willingham Law Firm, PC and creator of Posterity Planning. Our firm focuses exclusively on probate, elder law and estate planning to assist its clients with their testamentary and incapacity planning. A significant part of incapacity planning is assisting a client with Medicaid planning and helping veterans apply for aid and attendance.

Whether you need a will, trust, deed, Medicaid planning, VA benefits or are going through a probate, The Willingham Law Firm, PC can help. Contact us online today.

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Tom O'Connell
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Attorney
(972) 423-0331 2500 Dallas Pkwy
#108
Plano, TX 75093
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal and White Collar Crime
St. Mary's University School of Law and St. Mary's University
William C. Dvorak
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Frisco, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 35 years experience
(972) 562-0102 6344 Mobile Bay Court
Frisco, TX 75034
Estate Planning, Family, Personal Injury and Probate
South Texas College Of Law
John Gregory Haugen
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Lewisville, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(972) 436-8750 101 West Main Street
Lewisville, TX 75057
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Attorney John Haugen has been serving the needs of his community and nation for his entire life. He graduated from West Point and then went on to spend five years as an U.S. Army Captain. After he was honorably discharged, he continued his higher education at USC, then received his Juris Doctor as Texas Wesleyan School of Law. Currently, he is a member of the Dallas County Bar Association, Denton County Bar Association, and the Tarrant County Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in all Texas courts, and advocates for clients who are facing family law matters, criminal defense...
Jake Estes
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Frisco, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(972) 418-2919 6160 Warren Parkway
Suite 100
Frisco, TX 75034
Estate Planning and Probate
Texas A&M University School of Law
Jake is an estate planning attorney and the owner of Estes Law Office, P.L.L.C., with offices in Frisco, Texas (principal office) and McKinney, Texas. His practice is specifically limited to estate planning (i.e. Wills and trusts), probate administration, probate litigation, guardianship (contested and uncontested guardianship matters), and business entity formation. Previous to opening Estes Law Office, P.L.L.C. in 2014, Jake was an estate planning/probate associate attorney at The Law Office of M. Todd Estes, P.C. in Sherman, Texas. In addition to this experience, Jake had the pleasure of serving as an Assistant District Attorney at the Grayson County...
Hastings Lyle Hanshaw
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Frisco, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(972) 731-6500 1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034
Estate Planning and Business
University of Arkansas School of Law
Nicholas James Nuspi
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Allen, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience
(972) 359-1207 1420 W. Exchange Parkway, Suite 180
Glendover Professional Center, Building C
Allen, TX 75013
Estate Planning, Consumer, Divorce and Employment
Collin Dean Kennedy
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Frisco, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(972) 731-6500 1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034
Estate Planning, Business, Construction and Criminal
University of Arkansas School of Law
Cynthia Dennis Hurley
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Frisco, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(972) 668-6810 2591 N Dallas Pkwy suite 408
Frisco, TX 75034
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Hastings College of Law (U. of Calif.)
Ms. Dawn Marie Grams Horak
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(469) 644-7442 5851 Legacy Circle, 6th Floor
Plano, TX 75024
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Donna Marie Hoffmann
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Flower Mound, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(972) 890-6031 2201 Long Prairie Rd
Flower Mound, TX 75022
Estate Planning, Appeals, Criminal and Immigration
Robert Morris
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Lewisville, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(972) 436-9300 2871 Lake Vista Dr.
150
Lewisville, TX 75067
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
I have more than 30 years of experience practicing Elder Law, Business and Real Estate Litigation, and Appeals among other areas of the law. I've represented business and the government in both state and federal court.
Denton, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience
(940) 382-8200 5118 E University Dr
Denton, TX 76208
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Texas Tech University School of Law
Denton, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years experience
(940) 383-3961 419 S. Carroll Blvd
Suite 200
Denton, TX 76201
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Elder
Texas Wesleyan School of Law
Denton, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 61 years experience
(940) 387-4401 400 W. Oak St
Suite 300
Denton, TX 76201
Estate Planning and Family
University of Houston Law Center
Denton, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(940) 323-1300 217 E Oak St
Denton, TX 76201
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Baylor Law School
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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.