Estate planning establishes a game plan in the event of your incapacity or death. We help you establish tax efficient and secure strategies to manage your wealth during your lifetime and distribute your wealth to those you love at your death.
Probate is the process of administering the assets of a decedent’s estate when the decedent died with a will or without a will. In Texas probate can be independent of court supervision or dependent upon court supervision, depending upon circumstances.
Asset protection planning through trusts and limited partnerships protects wealth from potential creditors, future judgments, and failed marriages. Most efforts to preserve wealth are aimed at protecting beneficiaries and securing their future.
Guardianship might be appropriate if an adult becomes incapacitated and no lesser restrictive alternatives to guardianship exist or if a minor child becomes entitled to assets or the parents of the minor child are no longer able to care for the child.
We help business owners establish tax efficient, seamless, and secure strategies for transferring controlling interests and beneficial interests in businesses upon the retirement, incapacity, or death of the business owner.
As a former statutory probate judge, Christine Butts, enjoys helping families find peaceful and creative solutions to settle disagreements with an eye toward preserving relationships and protecting wealth from costly legal battles.
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