Howdy! A TEXAS ESTATE OF MIND exists to educate – and sometimes entertain – its readership about estate planning and probate, trust and guardianship laws, cases, and issues affecting Texans and anyone who is involved with trust and estate matters in Texas. This space will be filled with tales of famous – and sometimes infamous – trust and estate cases and disputes, thoughts about laws governing estate planning, probate and trusts, and tips for estate planning and the administration of trusts and estates…from a Texas perspective.
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T. Aaron Dobbs is an attorney licensed to practice law in Texas. His practice focuses exclusively on trust and estate matters. He is board certified in estate planning and probate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Aaron routinely advises clients on the development of estate plans to achieve their post-mortem objectives and to mitigate income and transfer taxes. Aaron also assists beneficiaries, fiduciaries, creditors, and nonprofit organizations in all aspects of estate and trust administration, probate, will contests, trust and fiduciary litigation, creditor claims, and guardianship disputes before trial and appellate courts across the state of Texas, and he is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas.
A seventh generation Texan, Aaron previously worked as a Legislative Aide to U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas and as a Legislative Counsel for the Texas Legislative Council. During his tenure with the Texas Legislature, Aaron was a member of the team of lawyers responsible for drafting the first installment of the new Estates Code, which replaced the Texas Probate Code on January 1, 2014.
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