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Debra June Joyce Cunningham

also known as Debbie J Cunningham

Practice areas:

Probate, Estate Planning, Trusts, Power Of Attorney, Wills & Living Wills

About Me

 


Debbie Cunningham serves Dallas, Tarrant, Denton and Collin counties in the practice areas of estate planning and probate. Finding solutions to meet the needs of her clients is always the objective.


 


Debbie prepares wills, trusts, powers of attorney and provides estate planning advice for people in all income brackets.  She assists those who have lost a loved one determine what probate procedures are necessary and helps them manage the process. 


 


Prior to entering the legal profession Debbie spent over 20 years in the business world. She held a variety of positions in the areas of accounting and office administration. To learn more about Debbie listen to her radio interview (Click here to listen).  You can follow Debbie’s blog at  http://irving-law.com/blog/

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Probate: 50%
    7 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    7 years
  3. Trusts: 10%
    7 years
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 5%
    7 years
  5. Power Of Attorney: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($225/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Ryan Lynn Jensen

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Ryan Jensen Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sean Joseph Green

    Ms. Cunningham provides excellent and thoughtful advice on this forum. Additionally, her Legal Guides contain necessary information that every one can use. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Sean Green Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

320 Decker Drive
Suite 100
Irving, TX, 75062

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200805/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawLaw Offices of Debbie J Cunningham, PLLC2013 - Present
Attorney At LawDebbie J Cunningham, Attorney at Law2009 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Irving Sunrise RotaryMember2009 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionMember2008 - Present
State Bar of Texas, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm SectionMember2008 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts and Estate SectionMember2008 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm SectionMember2008 - Present
Tarrant County Bar Association, Women Attorneys SectionMember2008 - 2011
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2011

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
02-13-00053-CVDismissed
Case No. 2012-PR00539-1Affirmed on appeal
Case No. 2012-PR02081-1Will admitted, Executor appointed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Dallas Bar Association HeadnotesChallenges of the Probate Homestead2014
townsquarebuzz.comAsk the Expert: What is an estate plan and why do you need one?2011
The Bill Hurlbut DailyThe Four Documents Every Estate Plan Needs2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Wesleyan UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Dallas Baptist UniversityConflict ResolutionMBA2003
Dallas Baptist UniversityBusiness AdministrationBABA1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Plaid for Women RadioBlended Families, Blended Assets2015
Plaid for Women RadioProtecting Your Children with Well Crafted Wills2015
Plaid For Women RadioA Loved One Has Died - What Now?2014
NAFEHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2013
Irving Las Colinas RotaryHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2013
Irving Heritage Senior CenterHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2013
HEB Business Development GroupWhy Business Owners Need a Will and other Exit Strategy Planning2013
Grapevine Colleyville Southlake Moms LeagueHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2013
Dallas Trinity Rotary ClubHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2013
WOVIHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2012
Southlake Lions ClubHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2012
NAFEHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2012
Lake Cities Mothers of MultiplesHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2012
HEB Rotary ClubHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2012
Greater Lewisville Kiwanis ClubHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2012
City of Euless Century 25 DinnerHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2012
Addison Rotary ClubDon't Work for Your Partner's Ex Wife: Three steps to protecting your business.2012
AARPHow to Make Sure Your Kids Get Your Stuff and Other Icky Legal Matters2012
Planning for the FutureMake More, Keep More, Give More2011
WISH Networking MeetingEstate Planning Basics2010
Weekly Networking MeetingBusiness Entities. Which is right for you?2010
Top Ten Mistakes Retirees MakeEstate Planning Basics2010
Preparing You Estate Plan SeminarEstate Planning2010