Frances H. Bennett

Frances H. Bennett

Estate Planning Attorney
Austin, TX

AVVO

RATING

10.0

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About Me

My practice includes all aspects of trust, estate and related tax law including federal estate, gift, generation-skipping transfer and fiduciary income tax law.I haveextensive experience representing beneficiaries of estates and trusts, as well as individuals in their capacities as executors and trustees. I am passionate about the arts, theater, and philanthropy. Prior to attending law...

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Client Reviews

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Professional all the way

Posted by: Ken 7 months ago.

We were clients with unusual needs and Ms. Bennett made sure everything that needed to happen, did. The experience was excellent from beginning to...

Frances Bennett is competent, professional, extremely knowledgeable, and compassionate.

Posted by: Aileen about 2 years ago.

Frances Bennett has been advising my family and me for more than a dozen years. She has competently and adeptly helped my husband and me plan and...
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Endorsements

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Richard Timothy Jones
Richard Jones

Austin, TX

Almost 2 years ago

Relationship: Friend

I endorse this lawyer.
Lance David Sharp
Lance Sharp

Austin, TX

Almost 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Frances Bennett is one of the most outstanding lawyers in her field both in Austin and in Texas. I have observed her in...
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Résumé

License

1992 License Status: Eligible To Practice In Texas for the state of Texas.
Last updated by Avvo: 11/23/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1992 – 1996

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

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1992 Juris Doctor in

St. Mary's School of Law

Awards

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2012 Best Lawyer, Trusts and Estates 2012

Texas' Best Lawyers

Associations

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2004- 2006 Chair

State Bar of Texas, Taxation Section, Estate and Inheritance Tax Committee


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Portfolio

Publications

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2012 State Bar of Texas

Advanced Estate Planning and Probate

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Key Provisions in Wills and Trusts that Can Make or Break You

at Intermediate Estate Planning, June 2012

2011 Real Estate, Oil and Gas and Estate Planning

at Advanced Family Law

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