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Areas of Practice

 
Family Law  |  Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements  | Estate Planning  |  Probate  |  Guardianships  |  Real Estate  |  Business Law
 

 
Family Law

Our family law attorneys litigate a broad range of divorce and child-custody matters. Laurie J. Nowlin is available for mediation services in Travis, Williamson or surrounding counties. Laurie Nowlin has over 20 years of experience participating in the mediation process and understands the benefit to her clients of a successful mediation. We represent Clients in Williamson County and Travis County proceedings that deal with the following issues:

  • Mediation
  • Divorce
  • Complex Child Custody
  • Adoptions
  • Protective Orders
  • Paternity
  • Enforcement Issues
  • Modifications
  • Complex Property Issues
  • Analysis for Division of Property in Divorce
  • Valuation and Characterization Issues
  • Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationships
  • Grandparent Visitation and Custody

Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Our attorneys handle all aspects related to the preparation, review, negotiation and contest of Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements.


Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, and Elder Law)

Our estate planning attorneys represent individuals, families, financial institutions, and charitable organizations in all aspects of estate planning as further described below.

  • Simple wills
  • Will with children's trust
  • Tax planning wills with Tax Shelter Trust
  • Tax planning wills with Tax Shelter Trust and Marital Trust
  • Pour-over wills
  • Codicils
  • Revocable trusts
  • Irrevocable trusts
  • Life insurance trusts
  • Family limited partnerships
  • Grantor retained annuity trusts
  • Children's and grandchildren's trusts
  • Charitable lead and charitable remainder trusts
  • Education trusts
  • Trust amendments and revocations
  • Qualified personal residence trusts
  • Gift deeds
  • Gift tax returns
  • Family foundations
  • Medicaid planning, including "Qualified Income Trusts," and other elder law planning
  • Statutory durable powers of attorney
  • Health care powers of attorney
  • Advance directive to physicians
  • Declaration of guardian
  • Anatomical gifts
  • Instruction regarding disposition of remains
  • All issues related to lifetime estate, gift, and tax planning
  • Marital property agreements (Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements) 

Probate

Our probate attorneys are involved in all aspects of probate, guardianships, and estate and trust administration. We represent clients in Williamson County, Travis County, and other Texas Counties in proceedings that deal with the following issues:

  • Probate of will and issuance of Letters Testamentary or Letters of Administration
  • Probate of will as a muniment of title
  • Heirship and administration proceedings where there is no will
  • Estate tax returns
  • Inheritance tax returns
  • All issues related to estates and estate administration (independent and/or dependent)
  • All issues related to trusts and trust administration

Guardianships

Our guardianship attorneys are involved in every aspect of the creation and administration of guardianships. We represent clients in Williamson County, Travis County, and other Texas Counties in proceedings that deal with the following issues:

  • Appointment of temporary and permanent guardians
  • Person and/or estate of minors
  • Person and/or estate of incapacitated adults
  • Annual accounts
  • Final accounts
  • Proceedings to close guardianship and discharge guardian
  • All issues related to guardianship and guardianship administration
  • Section 867 trusts

Commercial and Residential Real Estate

Our real estate attorneys practice in all areas of real estate law. We represent individual, business and financial institutions in Williamson County, Travis County, and other Texas counties in transactions dealing with the following issues:

  • Earnest money contracts
  • Deeds
  • Real estate lien notes
  • Deeds of trust
  • Releases of lien
  • Closings
  • Title objection letters
  • Leases
  • Foreclosure
  • Powers of attorney for real estate transactions
  • All issues related to the purchase, sale, or lease of residential, commercial, or farm or ranch related real estate

Corporate and Business Law

Our business law attorneys represent clients in all aspects of transactional and corporate law. We represent clients in Williamson County, Travis County, and other Texas counties in proceedings dealing with the following:

  • Corporations
  • General partnerships
  • Limited partnerships, professional associations, and professional corporations
  • Limited liability companies
  • Professional limited liability companies
  • Corporate name availability checks, and reservation of corporate name
  • Corporate resolutions and minutes
  • Contracts
  • Employment agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Purchase or sale of existing business
  • Change of registered office and agent
  • Assumed name certificates
  • All issues related to corporate and business law for all business entities
  • Trademark Registration
  • Franchise and licensing agreements

   


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