Estate Planning and Probate
Preserving your family's wealth for future generations
Whether you're planning the parameters of your future medical care or establishing support for loved ones upon your death, George J. Nachman can help with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:
-Estate tax issues
-Choosing the appropriate executor
Experienced Texas estate attorney helps guide you through the process
Probate follows what is typically a painful emotional loss. George J. Nachman is a knowledgeable, meticulous probate attorney with more than 46 years of experience in probate law and knows how to ease the stress of probate by guiding executors and beneficiaries through the complex process.
The process of probate
Most executors have rarely if ever probated a will and know little about the process. George J. Nachman can guide you through all aspects of probate, including:
-Filing the will with the Texas probate court
-Developing the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate
-Finding and collecting assets
-Closing and opening bank accounts
-Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
-Paying estate taxes
-Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
-Hiring experts, when appropriate
Valuing and managing the estate
Our attorneys assist executors with the arduous process of collecting, managing, valuing, protecting and liquidating the assets of the estate. George J. Nachman has a team of experts available to assist in every aspect of estate probate. When appropriate, the firm calls upon accountants, financial advisers, real estate agents, property managers and other professionals to assist with executor duties. He can access expert opinions about unique assets such as antiques, rare books, automobiles and other collectables for accurate valuation, management and possible sale.
Even in apparently straightforward estate cases, there are sometimes disputes between beneficiaries. George J. Nachman's professional courtroom presence can calm the emotionally-charged process of probating a challenged will or disputed executor or judicial decision. When it is in the best interests of the client to preserve cordial familial relationships, he is adept at mediating these disputes. When necessary, he will assertively defend his client's beneficiary rights within the Texas probate court.