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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 planning
  • Estate tax issues
  • Choosing the appropriate executor
  • Guardianships
  • Living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Wills drafting

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 48 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
  • Locating beneficiaries
  • 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.

Probate disputes

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.

Contact George J. Nachman today.

George J. Nachman serves clients in Dallas, Texas and throughout Dallas, Collin and Denton Counties. Call him at 214-691-1568, or contact him online.