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Debra June Joyce Cunningham

also known as Debbie Cunningham

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

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

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

14 total 

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  • Elizabeth Marguerite Broussard

    Ms. Cunningham is knowledgeable, creative, down-to-earth and is an excellent communicator. She listens well and inspires confidence. She is thorough, organized and familiar with the practices of the local probate courts. I would not hesitate to refer an estate-planning or probate matter to her.

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    Elizabeth Broussard Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason Michael Amon

    Debbie is extremely knowledgable in the law, and she adheres to the highest ethical standards. I would not hesitate to recommend her to others, and if I needed a probate attorney, then she is the one I would retain.

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    Jason Amon Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

320 Decker Drive
Suite 100
Irving, TX, 75062

320 Decker Drive
Suite 100
Irving, TX, 75062

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200808/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best of Readers Choice 2015Living Magazine2015
Reader's Choice #1 AttorneyRambler Newspaper2015
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
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
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Irving Sunrise RotaryMember2009 - 2015
Tarrant County Bar Association, Women Attorneys SectionMember2008 - 2011
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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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas A&M University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Dallas Baptist UniversityConflict ResolutionMBA2003
Dallas Baptist UniversityBusiness AdministrationBABA1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NBCDFW NewsMajority of Americans Don't have a Will2016
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