Probate is the legal process that determines the distribution of assets of the estate of a deceased person. It includes the issuance of documentation necessary to change title to property from the deceased to the distributees. He will assist you with wills, trusts, and filing a probate estate for your loved one. If you must go to probate he will give you qualified and expeditious service, and if you wish to avoid probate, he will help you to accomplish that goal.
Gary will prepare deeds and other documents to assist you in your plan to avoid probate. Gary'ÂÂs knowledge of real estate law will be helpful in the execution of your estate plan. Much of the estate plan can be carried out in a deed or a will. You can adroitly avoid probate by changing the title of real estate from tenants in common into joint tenants. This transfers title upon death to the other joint tenant, which may be your spouse, or any, or all of your children. The change in title to joint tenants will confer rights of survivorship on whoever you choose. You may use a deed to reserve a life estate for yourself, and convey the remainder to others. This means you will have exclusive right to the property until the time of your death, and at the time of your death title the remainder of the estate will pass outside probate, to whoever is designated on the deed. The deed can be a very effective estate planning tool.
The Philosophy of our firm is to put our clients interest first. We assist the client in accomplishing what ever their goals are with respect to the distribution of their assets and avoidance of taxes.
Gary MacInnis has been a lawyer since 1974. He has over 31 years of experience in the practice of law in Austin, Texas. This is a wealth of experience which will benefit his clients in the course of his legal representation.
In addition to experience in the preparation of documents, Gary MacInnis is an experienced civil litigator. He can take you case, file it in court on a very short notice, and if appropriate have it heard by a judge on an order to show cause, which makes the client eligible for temporary injunctive orders in emergency situations.
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