Sugar Land, Texas Estate Planning Lawyers
Sugar Land, TX 77478
South Texas College of Law
Seeing her grandparents struggle with the ins-and-outs of Social Security, estate and protection planning, elder law and other bureaucracies that come with the aging process, Kim experienced first-hand the many financial and emotional challenges facing the elderly, infirm and their families.
Inspired to help people with similar obstacles, Kim started Hegwood Law Group, a...
After completing his undergraduate studies, Attorney Nguyen attended Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, which has been ranked number one in achieving diversification in its student body.
Attorney Nguyen has worked as an Attorney for private law firms and...
Atty. SamForay is a Co-Founder and Past-President of the Black Bar Association of Will County. She is a member of the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. and served on the 2017-2018 Board and as the Co-Chair of the Small and Solo Firm Committee from 2013-2016. She is a...
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Ms. Blackwell began her career practicing general civil litigation and was naturally drawn to the primary practice of family law. "Although the subject matter is often difficult, I feel that I am helping people move on to the next chapter in their...
My practice includes traditional estate and disability planning, probate and estate administration, and the preparation of estate and gift tax returns. I design, implement, and administer trusts of all types and related business and investment structures, including taxation and compliance aspects of these structures.
After earning my BS...
CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY - Cynthia Guerra Attorney is a native Texan, passionately protecting the accused for more than 26 years.
She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Southern School of Law and has been licensed in the State Bar of Texas since 1991 and in the Southern Federal District since 1994. Since opening her practice, she has defended a variety of cases from murder to DWI.
When choosing a Texas criminal lawyer you...
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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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