Law Firm in Addison Texas with Estate Planning, Business Enterprise and Probate Focus
Serving clients throughout Texas
For families of all types and wealth levels, estate and trust planning is necessary to ensure that the assets you have spent a lifetime carefully compiling and managing is transferred to your intended beneficiaries with the least amount of tax impact possible. No matter your current stage of life, be it the beginning of your professional career and the onset of wealth building accumulation, or if you have already entered your retirement years, the implementation of proper estate planning and business succession strategies can provide numerous safeguards for your family.
Without a structured and thoughtful estate plan in place, an unexpected death can quickly decimate a lifetime of accomplishments leaving those you love and your business at risk.
At Smith & Hammond, P.C., we represent clients with significant net worth, business entrepreneurs, owners of closely-held businesses and clients who require sophisticated legal strategies. Our estate planning services range from tax minimization and wealth preservation to laying the groundwork for smooth business succession, and arranging contingency plans for medical and financial decision making in the event of temporary or permanent incapacity of a family member. We take pride in the many long-term relationships we have maintained with clients and their families, and the trust they have placed in our firm. The high percentage of referrals from clients and financial advisors is a mark of the respect and reputation we have earned in our field.
While we offer a variety of legal services, our firm’s main focuses are on:
- Estate Planning & Probate
- Business Succession Planning
- Formation of Business Entities
Our attorneys have a more than 55 years of combined experience in these fields, and offer a wealth of experience and highly developed skill sets in estate planning and business organizations, providing an exceptional level of legal service. The variety of family and business situations we encounter is as diverse as our client base. Working closely with each client, we regularly solve very personal and often complex trust and estate issues, in addition to frequently achieving significant federal tax savings.