Marilyn S. Sims

Marilyn S. Sims: Attorney with Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, P.C. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Ms. Sims concentrates her practice in the areas of estate and business planning, advising clients and preparing estate, asset protection and business plans, by creating the related documentation and entities for our clients ranging from very small to forty million dollar estates. Representative documentation in the estate planning area includes wills, living wills, general durable powers of attorney, medical powers of attorney, specific powers of attorney, living trusts, life insurance trusts, education trusts, children's trusts, supplemental needs trusts, family limited partnerships, charitable giving plans, guardian designations, disposition arrangements, beneficiary designations on non-probate assets, pre-marital and post-marital agreements, partition and transmutation agreements, and various other related planning and property agreements.

Her practice in the probate area includes probate of wills, administration of estates, heirship proceedings, guardianship proceedings (both minors and incapacitated persons), fiduciary and beneficiary representation, and she acts as a court appointed administrator, ad litem and guardian of estates.

In addition, Ms. Sims assists her clients with the formation of all types of business entities including limited partnerships, family limited partnerships, general partnerships, joint ventures, corporations, limited liability companies, professional corporations and associations, as well as non-profit corporations, discussing the advantages and disadvantages (with regard to liability, tax and administrative costs) of each type of structure. She further prepares organizational and annual documentation and ancillary agreements related to the entity structure, including buy-sell agreements, salary continuation and benefits agreements, licensing agreements, franchise agreements, private debenture offerings, and negotiations and documentation of the sale or merger of our clients' businesses.

In the area of real estate, Ms. Sims assists our clients in the acquisition, sale, development, leasing, financing, and foreclosure of real property, as well as negotiation of contracts and leases related to their properties.

Certified Public Accountant, Texas, 1993.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713-965-6803  Phone
713-961-9045  Phone
713-961-5341  Fax
www.wkpz.com
University Attended:
University of Houston, B.S., summa cum laude, 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Houston, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992
Admission:
1992, Texas
Memberships:
U.S. Supreme Court Bar; Houston Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Probate; Tax; Trust and Estate); State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections on: Tax; Real Estate; Trust and Probate Law); Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.
ISLN:
900685475
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
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Houston, Texas

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