Cross, Murphy, Smuck & Houston

Cross, Murphy, Smuck & Houston

Providing trust, estate and tax advice and representation and related professional services for D.C., Virginia and Maryland residents since 1954

Firm Overview

Experienced Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Taxation Lawyers Serving Clients in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area

Helping you plan your future with confidence to give you peace of mind.

When planning for your future, you want to work with an experienced lawyer who can help ensure that your wishes will be carried out and your taxes minimized, that you can receive the necessary care in case of illness or disability and that your family, assets and business partners are properly protected. The thorough and caring attorneys at Cross, Murphy, Smuck & Houston bring 86 years of combined experience to assist individuals, families and small businesses throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

When we meet, we spend time with you, getting to know you, your wishes and your values and developing an understanding of your estate, whether it is simple or complex. We educate you on your estate and tax planning or administration options and carefully explain what is needed. We want you to be equipped to make informed decisions, so we can work together to craft an effective estate plan that accomplishes your goals.

It is our goal to build and nurture long-term relationship with our clients. It's important to review your estate plan on a regular basis to make sure that your plan reflects financial or health changes in your life as well as any revisions to the law. It is important to us to earn the respect of our peers. John C. Smuck is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell - a distinction signifying the highest quality legal work, professionalism and ethical standards.

Main Office

Main Office
1233 20th Street NW,
Suite 610
Washington DC 20036



Estate Planning

Cross, Murphy, Smuck & Houston Practice: Estate Planning; Trust & Estate Administration; Taxation.

Contact Cross, Murphy, Smuck & Houston if you need any help with Estate Planning.

John C. Smuck

Cross, Murphy, Smuck & Houston


Office: Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas: Estate Planning; Trusts Law; Tax Law