McKinney, Texas Estate Planning Lawyers

Kathy S. Cleaveland
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Texas Estate Planning Attorney with 41 years experience

Kathy S. Cleaveland practices in the areas of estate planning, probate and corporate transactions. Her estate planning practice includes basic estate planning (such as will and trust preparation), transfer tax planning... Read More »
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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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Clark S. Willingham
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Texas Estate Planning Lawyer with 48 years experience

Clark S. Willingham is engaged in estate planning and taxation, handling the formation and governance of business entities, real estate transactions and governmental relations in Washington, D.C and Austin. Mr.... Read More »
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Yolanda Castro-Dominguez
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Texas Estate Planning Lawyer

It is often said that there is no time like the present. This could not be truer than when considering to prepare an estate plan. Doing so will it put your mind at ease by taking care of your family and loved ones. And... Read More »
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Dana Palmer
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(855) 763-8763 321 N. Central Expressway, Suite 220
McKinney, TX 75070
Estate Planning, Family and Probate
SMU Dedman School of Law
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R. Dean Davenport
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(469) 352-1876 2150 S Central Expressway
Suite 200
McKinney, TX 75070
Estate Planning and Probate
Texas Tech University School of Law
Probate and Estate Planning Attorney in McKinney, Texas
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.
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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Jake Estes
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(469) 219-3180 2150 S. Central Expressway
Suite 200
McKinney, TX 75070
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...
William C. Dvorak
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 35 years experience
(972) 562-0102 5900 S. Lake Forest Drive, Ste.m300
McKinney, TX 75070
Estate Planning, Family, Personal Injury and Probate
South Texas College Of Law
Bill Wollard
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(214) 334-9458 4800 Scoter Lane
McKinney, TX 75070
Estate Planning, Divorce and Elder
South Texas College of Law
Bill Wollard is an estate planning attorney that serves residents of Texas all over the state. His background as a CPA helps him assists his clients with business planning and asset protection issues. Contact him for a free consultation.
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience
(972) 562-9440 2301 Virginia Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75071
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Divorce
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 18 years experience
(972) 562-9440 2301 W Virginia St
McKinney, TX 75071
Estate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Gretchen Benolken
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Texas Estate Planning Lawyer with 33 years experience

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... Read More »
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McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(972) 562-9700 218 E Louisiana St
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning, Business and Securities
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years experience
(972) 562-0777 206 S Tennessee St
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning, Business and Elder
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(972) 562-2212 121 S Tennessee St
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Elder
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 42 years experience
(972) 542-1793 201 S McDonald St
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning, Criminal and DWI
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(972) 548-3811 1800 N Graves St
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience
(469) 742-0100 201 W Virginia St
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years experience
(972) 369-1014 1415 Harroun Ave
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Business
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years experience
(972) 529-5554 201 W Virginia St
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(972) 562-0266 2780 Virginia Pkwy
McKinney, TX 75071
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
McKinney, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(972) 562-1177 1515 Heritage Dr
McKinney, TX 75069
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Matthew Davidson
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Allen, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 7 years experience
(972) 591-6603 700 South Central Expressway
Suite 400 PMB#006
Allen, TX 75013
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Regent University School of Law
Matthew Davidson was born in Austin, Texas. He spent his high school years on a family ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. After High School, Matthew attended and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in English and American Studies. After working in the financial industry, Matt attended Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia where he earned his Juris Doctorate. After law school, Matthew moved back to his home state and began practicing law in Fort Worth, Texas. Ultimately, Matthew and his brother,...
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.
Michael R. Sices
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Allen, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(972) 914-8372 825 Market St.
Bldg. M, Suite 250
Allen, TX 75013
Estate Planning and Bankruptcy
Valparaiso University
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
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...
Curtis Harrison II
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(214) 473-9696 6900 N. Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Baylor Law School
Isaac Shutt
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Richardson, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 8 years experience
(214) 302-8197 1701 Gateway Blvd
Suite 333
Richardson, TX 75080
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
Southern Methodist University
Attorney Isaac Shutt focuses his law practice on Wills, Legal Trust creation, Probate Law, and help with Estates, primarily in Dallas County and Collin County Texas. He is passionate about assisting families with the necessary legal process to distribute property after the death of a family member. Mr. Shutt genuinely cares for every client and strives to make Wills, Probate, and Estate Administration as affordable and simple as possible.

Mr. Shutt’s Qualifications And Memberships:
Isaac Shutt is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas.

Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, juris doctor, Cum Laude
Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of...
Klint Rybicki
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Farmersville, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 11 years experience
(972) 784-3060 107 McKinney Street
Farmersville, TX 75442
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Texas A&M University School of Law
Klint focuses his practice in the area of family law, business law, and other areas. Klint has helped hundreds of clients with family and domestic needs.

In addition, Klint assisted clients with complex business contractual matters and aiding in corporate structuring and prevailed in many mid to large scale civil lawsuits in the areas of franchise, consumer issues, and failed business ventures.

Klint received his J.D. from Texas A&M University School of Law. While in law school, Klint interned for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Klint earned a Bachelor of Business Administration...
Mark A Nacol
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Richardson, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 45 years experience
(972) 690-3333 990 S Sherman St
Richardson, TX 75081
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
South Texas College Of Law
Attorney Mark Nacol has been serving clients in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex for over 30 years. Mark offers legal advice and representation in a broad scope of practice areas, with an emphasis on the following: - Civil Litigation - Commercial Litigation - Family Law & Divorce - Fathers Rights - Business Transactions - Intellectual Property - Probate Law and Will Contests - Real Estate Litigation Mark Nacol has a reputation as a smart and tough advocate who has a natural ability to communicate...
Abraham C. Bloomenstiel
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Attorney
(972) 881-9700 903 E. 18th St.
Suite 200
Plano, TX 75074
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Probate
SMU Dedman School of Law
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...
Shahzad R Khan
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Richardson, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(972) 961-3095 100 N. Central Expressway
Suite 538
Richardson, TX 75080
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Family and Immigration
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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...
Bert Starr
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years experience
(972) 633-2588 1316 Village Creek Drive, Suite 500
Plano, TX 75093
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
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,...
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 F. 'Bill' Bronson III
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Addison, TX Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(972) 770-2660 16475 Dallas Pkwy Ste 345
Addison, TX 75001
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Tax
Bill Bronson is a former judge. He enjoys going to battle for each client, making the most of the relief available under the IRS Code, IRS Manual, and other laws. He puts his 39 years of experience to work for each client, to present a case to the clients’ best advantage and achieve the best deal possible with the IRS. Mr. Bronson uses the Taxpayer Bill of Rights and 15 other programs to put the IRS on the defensive, with you in control and the IRS responding to your proposals, instead of the other-way-around.
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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...
Marco Sanchez
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Plano, TX Estate Planning Lawyer
(972) 784-2502 1400 Preston Road, Suite 400
Plano, TX 75093
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
University of Akron School of Law
Mr. Sanchez is licensed in Texas and Nevada and practices law in both states. He began his legal career working for a mid-sized law firm in Las Vegas, Nevada practicing in corporate law, business structuring, and estate planning. Mr. Sanchez taught seminars on Asset Protection, Tax and Estate Planning, and business strategies for companies around the country. After several years he decided to go on his own, opening his own practice that handles family law, business law, estate planning, and civil litigation. He was born and raised in New Braunfels, Texas. He attended the University of Dayton and obtained his...
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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.