G. Ward Beaudry, (P.C.): Lawyer with Winn, Beaudry & Winn Attorneys at Law

G. Ward Beaudry, (P.C.)

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For over 50 years, our firm has been helping families and businesses solve complex legal issues. Winn, Beaudry & Winn is consistently rated one of the top estate planning and probate law firms in Dallas. Ward Beaudry has been recognized as both a Texas SuperLawyer and one of Texas' Top-Rated Attorneys in 2012 in the Estate Planning category

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Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Trust Law
  • Elder Law
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Family Business and Succession Planning
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
Contact InfoTelephone: 214-969-0001
Fax: 214-969-0005
University Austin College, B.A., with honors, 1963
Law SchoolUniversity of Texas, J.D., 1965
Admitted1965, Texas; 1969, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships Dallas (Member, 1970-, Section of Probate, Trusts and Estates, 1970; Council, 1980-1986; Secretary and Treasurer, 1982-1984; Chairman-Elect, 1984-1985; Chairman, 1985-1986; Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 1993-), Federal and American (Member, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution Committee and Alternative Dispute Resolution Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Member, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Chairman, Subcommittee on Claims, 1986-1990; Alternative Dispute Resolution Section); Dallas Estate Planning Council; North Texas Estate Planning Council (Charter Member, Board of Directors, 1997-). Life
MilitaryLt. Col. U.S.M.C.R., 1965-1969

I have significant experience with the following types of legal matters:

-Reforming complex trusts to meet present-day needs in order to minimize tax exposure, preserve wealth and maximize intergenerational wealth transfers

-Assisting families who suspect an elderly loved one may be abused by a caregiver or institution

-Helping veterans receive the benefits they deserve (Certified by the Veterans Administration)

-Structuring family business succession planning, including gift and estate tax minimization and creditor protection

-Supporting families dealing with special needs children or elderly relatives or neighbors

-Providing efficient and effective services in both probate & guardianship estate administration and litigation matters

Phi Alpha Delta. Author: "Administration of the Estate in Texas;" "Elder Law in Texas;" "A Practical Guide to Estate Administration in Texas;" "Advanced Estate Planning Techniques in Texas;" "How to Draft Wills and Trusts in Texas, 2001 and 2004;" "Tax Aspects of Texas Limited Liability Companies." Speaker: Probate Trusts and Estate Section, Dallas Bar Association, 1985-1987; 1990, 1992, 1995 and 1996; Lorman Education Services, "Accounting For Estates & Trusts," 2006 "Medical Assistance Planning," 2006 "Top 10 Estate Planning, Wealth Transfer & Asset Protection," 2006, Lorman, 2007. NBI - Administration of the Estate in Texas; 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2004; NBI - Elder Law in Texas, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2004; Estate Planning, 1998, 2000, 2001; Planning for Special Needs Trusts, 2002, 2003 and 2004; Tax Aspects of Limited Liability Companies in Texas, 2002 and 2003; "Probate Process From Start to Finish," 2006, 2007 and 2008; "Successful Wealth Transfer Strategies," 2008; "Estate Administration Process," 2008. NBI: Fundamental Issues in Elder Law, 2007; Financial Statement Analysis: Understand and Interpret Financial Results for Better Management, Investment and Credit Decisions; Trained Arbitrator and Mediator, American Arbitration Association. Certified Guardian Ad Litem. Participating Attorney in the AARP Legal Services Network. Member: College of the State Bar of Texas, 2000-; Texas Pro Bono College, 2004-; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2000-. Sustaining Member, Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, 2003.

Bar Fellowship: American, Texas and Dallas Bar Foundations. Accredited Estate Planner, 1995-; National Association of Estate Planning Councils, 1995-.


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G. Ward Beaudry, (P.C.)

1601 Elm Street
DallasTX 75201-7203


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