Law Office of Everett S. Stovall 
and Matthew T. Williams
 Call us: 979-297-4210
Facsimile: 979 - 297-2751
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481 This Way, 
Lake Jackson, TX   77566
Mailing address:  
P. O. Box 1476, 
Lake Jackson, TX  77566
Estate Planning


Whether planning for a new family or planning for retirement, it is essential to have the necessary tools to protect the assets you have worked hard to acquire and to protect those loved ones that you cherish so much. An effective estate plan allows you to do just that – protect your assets and provide for you loved ones. Our firm can advise you on the benefits of an effective estate plan as well as tailor an estate plan specifically for your personal needs and goals. An effective estate plan can include but is not limited to the following documents:

-- Wills-- Power of Attorney (Business & Medical)
-- Trusts-- Directive to Physicians- HIPPA Release Form


Probate and Guardianships
Losing a loved one can be extremely difficult, but managing their estate shouldn’t be. Our firm has over 50 years experience in providing cost-effective approaches to estate administrations. Whether your deceased loved one died with or without a will, we can assist you in managing the estate’s property, debts, and heirs. To learn more about what is involved in managing an estate, please feel free to contact our office for more information.

Major life events can oftentimes lead to unintended consequences, especially in connection with the mental and physical health of a loved one. Whether through natural causes or traumatic accidents - there are times when a loved one loses their ability to manage their personal business or ability to take care of themselves. In certain cases, a guardian of the person’s estate and/or the person themselves may be necessary to ensure their best interests. Our firm has represented countless families in these situations, and look forward to providing you with more information regarding guardianships.
Family Law
In today’s world dealing with family disputes can be expensive and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Our firm’s goal is to provide dedicated representation in a cost-effective manner without the unnecessary stress that are typically associated with divorces, child support and child custody cases. Whether you have unresolved disputes involving marital property (i.e., real estate, businesses, vehicles, etc.) or disputes involving children (i.e., custody, child support), please feel free to contact our firm for more information about your options to resolve your family related dispute.
Real Estate
Whether purchasing or selling property, it is always a good idea to have effective legal counsel in the negotiating, drafting, and execution of real estate transactions. Additionally, there are many problems that can occur in the course of buying or selling property including but not limited to the following: title issues, landlord/tenant disputes, nonpayment of rent/mortgage payments, and many more. Our firm has experience in tackling many different real estate problems in a cost-effective manner.
Elder Law & Long-Term Care Planning
With advances in modern technology and modern healthcare, individuals are living longer and longer. However, in some instances elderly loved ones may require long-term care that their family and friends are just not capable of providing. Our firm has experience in advising families on the best approaches to protecting elderly individual’s assets while still providing the best possible care for those elderly individuals and their families.
Business Organizations
It is often said that small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy. That statement rings true here in Brazoria County as we continue to see small businesses grow and expand our local economy. For those individuals considering starting their own small business, it is important to be aware of the tax consequences and potential liabilities of forming a small business. Our firm can assist you in tailoring a plan specific to your current and future business goals.
Other Areas of Practice
Our firm also provides legal services involving civil litigation, business law, corporate law, minor criminal defense, and juvenile defense. Please feel free to contact our office for more information regarding your legal problem.