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Craig W. Watson, Attorney at Law, for over 20 years has been helping clients solve their legal problems. As one of the rare lawyers certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation as recognized by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization our practice is focused on issues pertaining to estate planning, wills and probate, Medicaid eligibility, long-term care planning, and asset protection.

When it comes to matters related to conserving and protecting property through wills and trusts, transferring property through gifts and wills, providing financial resources for minor children, probate proceedings, elder law issues and minimizing taxes on estates Craig W. Watson offers years of experience combined with a current knowledge of the rules of law that govern situations affecting us as we grow old, or find ourselves managing the affairs of a parent or other relative.

Craig W. Watson also provides guidance on guardianship and general asset protection.

The firm also advises on issues related to business, corporate law and partnerships.

We invite you to contact us to see if we can provide insight into the legal matter you may be dealing with.

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