Lori Ashmore Peters

Lori Ashmore Peters

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About Me 

Mrs. Peters was admitted to practice in Texas in 1996.  Her background is in Probate, Ancillary Probate, Estate Planning, Guardianships and Mental Health Law.  She has been certified to serve as Attorney Ad Litem and Guardian Ad Litem in the Probate Courts in Texas. She has served as Court appointed Attorney Ad Litem on numerous cases, as well as Guardian Ad Litem, Guardian and Court appointed Attorney on Mental Illness cases.  She also serves as Master over Probable Cause Hearings on Mental Illness cases.  She works with litigation law firms as a probate consultant and speaks with litigation attorneys regarding the necessity for probate, ancillary probate and possible estate planning as it relates to lawsuits.  She also works with many attorneys and Judges throughout Texas and the United States.

 

Mrs. Peters also gives presentations to attorneys, organizations and companies.  She presents to attorneys for attorney certifications as well as for attorney continuing legal education conferences.  She also presents to organizations and companies on the importance of estate planning, in addition to issues surrounding guardianship, incapacity, probate and mental health law.

 

Among other matters, Mrs. Peters has:

  • represented clients in preparing an estate plan for proceeds received in multimillion dollar lawsuits;
  • represented litigation law firms in obtaining the necessary probate documents to meet fast approaching deadlines in their pursuit of survival and/or wrongful death lawsuits;
  • represented families in Guardianship matters to protect the person and estate of an incapacitated loved one;
  • represented families in obtaining Mental Illness Warrants to protect loved ones who were a danger to themselves or others;
  • represented clients in seeking probate and administering complex estates involving banking, real estate, oil and gas and business transaction matters; and
  • prepared paperwork for a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization from Articles of Incorporation and By-laws to completing form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.