Practice Areas

Wigington & Dankesreiter, L.L.P. represents clients in the following practice areas:

Business Representation

Our attorneys combine practical business experience with extensive legal knowledge.  We advise clients regarding:

  • Entity formation
  • Business planning
  • Drafting or reviewing business contracts
  • Creating form customer contracts
  • Litigation prevention
  • Tax considerations (such as the affect of the Texas Margin Tax)
  • Employment issues
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Drafting of employee handbooks
  • Drafting of policies and procedure manuals
  • Sale or purchase of property
  • Acquiring financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Purchase or sale of a business
  • Asset purchases

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Business & Commercial Litigation

Our firm has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in business and commercial litigation and business transactions.

We have successfully resolved business and commercial disputes for many clients, including matters involving:

  • Contract disputes
  • Collection of debts
  • Liquidation of businesses
  • Derivative shareholder suits
  • Unethical treatment of minority owners
  • Breaches of fiduciary duties
  • Fraud
  • Disputes with former employees

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Estate Planning & Probate Administration

Our firm provides personalized representation regarding estate planning, probate and trust administration matters.  We carefully craft comprehensive estate plans that accomplish the goals of our clients while minimizing their tax implications.

Our areas of representation include:

  • Asset protection planning
  • Tax planning
  • Business succession planning
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Medical directives
  • Powers of attorney

Our attorneys have extensive experience in the area of estate and trust administration, including the settlement of complex estate matters, post-mortem income tax planning, and the use of disclaimers.  We also represent clients in probate administration matters, and have the requisite knowledge and experience to probate estates of all sizes and complexities, ranging from simple estates to large estates comprised of business interests, real estate and assets located in more than one state.

We represent clients in the following areas:

  • Probating a will
  • Resolving debt complications remaining after death
  • Protecting the rights of a surviving spouse
  • Resolving probate disputes
  • Resolving will contests

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Real Estate

Our firm handles a large number of real estate matters for businesses, individuals, and home owner associations, including:

  • Residential and commercial property acquisition
  • Formation and review of commercial leases
  • Formation of holding entities
  • Property title issues
  • Architect agreements
  • Engineering agreements
  • Loan proposals
  • Deed restriction disputes
  • Residential and commercial landlord-tenant disputes

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Construction Law

Wigington & Dankesreiter, L.L.P. represents builders, subcontractors, developers and home owners in all aspects of construction law.  Our attorneys understand the complexities associated with this area of the law.  We know how to draft contracts that protect your rights and efficiently resolve any disputes that might arise.  Our firm has experience in the following areas of construction law:

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Consumer Representation

Our attorneys understand the legal needs of consumers. Our firm handles a variety of consumer representation matters, including:

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Family Law

The attorneys at Wigington & Dankesreiter, L.L.P. have considerable experience representing clients in many different areas of family law.  Our experience includes drafting agreements and enforcing orders.  We represent clients in the following matters:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Restraining orders
  • Property disputes
  • Property division
  • Modification of divorce decrees
  • Modification of parent-child relationships
  • Modification of post divorce custody changes
  • Pre and post-marital agreements
  • Property partition agreements
  • Enforcement or modification of child support
  • Establishing paternity
  • Division of pensions and retirement upon divorce
  • Adoptions
  • Name changes
  • Mediation and settlement of family law disputes

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Legal Representation

Wigington & Dankesreiter, L.L.P. provides specialized legal services to a diverse array of clientele.  To learn how the firm can obtain a successful resolution to your legal matter, please contact Wigington & Dankesreiter, L.L.P. by email or call (972) 691-3677 for an initial consultation.