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Chris Parvin Attorney At Law

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A Board Certified Expert

When results matter, clients need more than average. They need exceptional. They need an expert. Chris Parvin is that expert.

As a lawyer, Chris’s qualifications go well beyond just a law degree. He is Board Certified in Estate Planning & Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (a special qualification fewer than 1% of attorneys in Texas can claim). Chris is admitted to practice before every court in the State of Texas, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.. He serves a major university as an adjunct professor in law and is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas (an honorary organization for the most highly trained lawyers in the State). He is an experienced litigator, negotiator, and mediator (with experience in jury trials, arbitration, and mediation); and, Chris leads the team at his law firm, serving as Managing Partner.

Academically, he has earned two undergraduate degrees in business and two post-graduate degrees in law, and tax law. Outside of the legal world, Chris is deeply involved in the community, serving as an elected city council member, business owner, and community leader.

6 Reasons to Call Chris

Wherever you are in life's journey, our law office can help you protect your wealth, your family and your peace of mind.

Expertise

Chris’s qualifications go well beyond just a law degree and include a Master’s Degree in Tax Law, Board Certification in Estate Planning & Probate Law, and even admission by the United States Supreme Court.

Real World Experience

Chris is an experienced lawyer, public servant, and business owner. His depth of experience gives him the ability to quickly and effectively strategize the client’s needs and understand the costs involved.

Effective Advocacy

Whether your legal matter involves negotiating a deal with another party or presenting your case to a jury, Chris’s style of aggressive, ethical advocacy effectively brings your voice to the case.

Fair, Predictable Fees

Chris’s fee structure allows us to work for you with fair, reasonable fees that will allow you to understand and predict what your case-related costs will be.

World Class Client Service

Our firm goes above and beyond to ensure that we provide world-class service to our clients. Our Client Relationship Manager that focuses on ensuring client satisfaction and effective communication.

Passion

Representing clients isn’t just a job for us, it’s our passion. We strive to provide the most personalized, effective representation to each client. We are passionate about our clients and their cases.

A Comprehensive Approach to Estate and Probate Law

Chris handles every area of estate planning, including the drafting of Wills and Trusts, Powers of Attorney (both financial and medical), the creation of philanthropic family foundations and donor-advised funds, the care of vulnerable adults with guardianships as well as crisis or long-term Medicaid care planning.

For clients who have already lost a loved one, Chris assists executors, personal representatives and beneficiaries (in Texas or residing out-of-state) in resolving matters related to probate and estate administration. Whether transferring a few family assets or a substantial matter involves claims in court provides aggressive representation.

For business owners and clients with substantial assets, Chris works to ensure your wealth and rights are safeguarded from generation to generation, providing asset protection strategies to minimize financial exposure to taxation, creditor claims and divorce. In addition, he also routinely creates legal entities such as LLCs and LLPs, as well as provides assistance with other matters of vital significance to your business and family.

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