Practice Areas

Elder Law

Elder law is an area of legal practice that places an emphasis on those issues that affect our growing aging population.  These issues arise from a long life rather than death.  The three main divisions of elder law are (1) Estate planning and administration, tax, and trust questions;  (2) Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, disability and...

Family Law

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Foreclosure/Housing Law

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Guardianship

In Texas, when an adult individual becomes incapacitated, they may need a guardianship.  Incapacity is when an adult individual, because of a physical or mental condition, is unable to substantially provide food, clothing, or shelter for himself or herself, to care for their own physical health, or to manage their own financial affairs.  The purpose...

IRS Tax Controversies

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Probate

When a loved one passes on, it is a sensitive time for family members.  Often there is much to be done, and decisions to be made about the loved one’s remains and property.  Family members often wonder what to do about a loved one’s (or decedent’s) property (or estate).  Generally, if a decedent left a...

Landlord/Tenant Law – Evictions

The latest COVID-19 information regarding evictions.   Texas Supreme Court On April 6, 2020, the Texas Supreme Court issues its Ninth Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster and evictions.  https://www.txcourts.gov/media/1446345/209052.pdf. This Order supersedes the Fourth Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster, Misc. Dkt. No. 20-9045, issued March 19, 2020. This Order...

Wills

A will is a document which controls the passage of title to your property upon your death.  Most people benefit from a will.  A will allows for easier distribution of your estate, and is generally less costly.  This is your opportunity to determine what happens to your property when you die. A will may be...