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Trusts & Estates

Experienced Texas Trusts and Estates Attorney Helps You Plan for the Future

Dedicated Cedar Hill lawyer works to protect your legacy

Kasten Legal possesses in-depth knowledge about all aspects of trusts and estate issues, including:

  • Estate planning
  • Estate taxes
  • Executorship duties
  • Guardianship
  • Living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Probate
  • Probate and will disputes
  • Wills drafting and execution

Estate planning

I can advise you on the best approach to your estate planning. I thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones. I can draft a will that reflects your desires and establish living trusts if they would be beneficial to your estate.

Probate

I apply my extensive knowledge about Texas probate court to guide you through the complex process of probating a will. I assist executors in all steps of the process, including:

  • Creating a plan of action to probate the estate fairly and expeditiously
  • Filing the will with the Texas probate court
  • Closing and opening bank accounts
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Paying taxes and other debts
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • Hiring professional expert when necessary

Probate disputes

When disputes occur between beneficiaries, I successfully represent your interests. I have the extensive knowledge to challenge invalid wills or to defend valid wills against the improper assertions of dissatisfied beneficiaries. A skillful mediator and litigator, I can negotiate between beneficiaries to preserve relationships or fastidiously pursue your rights in court when necessary.

Contact a meticulous estate planning lawyer

Kasten Legal serves clients in Cedar Hill and throughout Texas. Call 469-212-9676 or contact me online to schedule a consultation at my Cedar Hill office.

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  • Cedar Hill Office
    P.O. Box 3745
    Cedar Hill, Texas 75106
    Phone: 214-952-2898