Now that the somewhat surprising election results have had some time to be digested, practitioners within the estate planning community have been busy trying to advise clients within this uncertain environment.  A few conclusions seem to be commonly expressed.

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01052016

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! First, we would like to thank you for making 2015 a record year for the firm.  Much of our success is attributed to our incredible clients and professional relationships, and we look forward to continuing our service to and strengthening our relationships with you in 2016. As ...Continue reading ››

Frisco, Texas – November, 2015 – Dismuke & Waters, P.C. is pleased to announce the contribution of our firm to Headnotes, a professional publication of the Dallas Bar Association and an important source of professional development, community involvement and continui ...Continue reading ››

Unfortunately, Will and Trust contests are becoming more and more prevalent.  As the likelihood of litigation around estate planning continues to grow, so does our approach to ensuring your documents are honored.  First, the most common grounds for attacking Wills and Trusts are (1) lack of capaci ...Continue reading ››

09172014

Inherited IRAs

On June 12, 2014, a watershed decision was handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court that affects almost all of our clients.  The question answered was whether or not IRAs that are inherited by children would be protected from their creditors in the same way they are pro ...Continue reading ››