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Practice areas & skills: Trusts, Real Estate, Business, Wills & Living Wills, Probate
"Our Family Helping Your Family." I joined Richard P. Johnson, P.C. in 2005. What makes our firm unique is the fact that we are a father-daughter legal team. While my father, Richard P. Johnson is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal S...
Practice areas & skills: Trusts, Elder Law, Probate, Guardianship
What makes our firm unique is the fact that we are a father-daughter legal team. I am Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Estate Planning & Probate Law. I focus my practice in the area of Estate Planning and Probate Law...
Practice areas & skills: Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate
Ed Rice clerked for the Chief Justice of the 14th Court of Appeals before he began private practice as a civil litigator in a firm with just under 90 lawyers in 1988. In over twenty-five years of practice, he spent about four years analyzing and r...
Practice areas & skills: Trusts, Estate Planning, Wills & Living Wills, Business, Probate
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A trust is an arrangement whereby someone owns and manages money or property for another person's benefit. Like a guardianship, a trustee has decision-making authority over the trust property, but no court is involved in the trustee's action–the person who creates the trust defines the scope of the trustee's power. There are many different trust types, including probate trusts, income trusts, spendthrift trusts, and educational trusts. For example, a living trust allows you to manage your property while you are alive and to direct who will manage it if you become incapable of doing so. In essence, you choose your own “guardian” in advance and avoid having the court do it for you. A trust attorney reviews the many reasons for establishing a trust with you, and can ensure your trust will be legally valid.