• Guardianship

    Guardianship

    Each person deserves respectful consideration of their needs and special circumstances, and someone to advocate for those issues.
  • Probate and Wills

    Probate and Wills

    Sometimes wills may be contested. When they are, we’re ready to help.
  • Litigation and Mediation

    Litigation and Mediation

    We are your voice and take your case seriously.
  • Trusts and Power of Attorney

    Trusts and Power of Attorney

    Estate planning documents can help you take care of business now for peace of mind later.

Our Services

Our law firm is dedicated to providing professional and individualized services in the areas of probate, guardianship, trusts, and elder law. Among our services, we offer:

Meet Our Attorneys

  • Esther Anderson, B.S., J.D.

    Esther Anderson is a 1991 graduate from the University of Houston – Clear Lake, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree... Read more about Esther

  • Carolina V. Pfeiffer, J.D.

    Carolina V. Pfeiffer is a 2005 graduate of Texas A&M University, a 2008 graduate of South Texas College of Law, and also holds... Read more about Carolina

  • Leigh Woitena Cates, J.D.

    Leigh Woitena Cates received a B.A. in history and political science from Texas A&M University in 2011, graduating Magna Cum Laude,... Read more about Leigh

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is probate?

    Probate is the initiation of a legal process to settle a decedent’s estate. There are different types of probate proceedings depending on many factors, such as whether there Read More

  • What is a personal representative?

    A personal representative of an estate is sometimes appointed by a court to be the person responsible for and with legal authority to administer the estate and ultimately Read More

  • What does a personal representative do?

    In Texas, once a personal representative has been appointed by a court, he/she must qualify. Qualification is accomplished by taking an oath and in some cases, posting a bond. Read More

  • What is a guardianship?

    Guardianship is a legal proceeding available when a person cannot act for himself or herself. It is most commonly needed when an elderly person is no longer able to make health Read More

  • What does a guardian do?

    Depending on multiple factors, guardianships can be over the “person,” over the “estate,” or both. A guardian of the person will take care of the physical Read More

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