I live in Austin, Texas, with two dogs and three cats.  I'm an above-average cook and lover of all things San Antonio, Tex Mex, Star Trek, Star Wars, Avengers, X-Files, Bloom County and Calvin & Hobbes.  


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SKILLS and HIGHLIGHTS

  • I have extensive experience working in California state, Texas state and United States federal court systems
  • I have years of experience with, and have my own access to, Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Fastcase databases 
  • I am a tenacious researcher, focused on digging in every nook and cranny for useful material
  • I am highly proficient with Pacer and e-filing at both the state and federal levels
  • I am experienced with preparing applications, oaths, statements of facts and orders used in Muniments of Title, Small Estate Affidavits, Heirships and Original Will proceedings, including probating copies of wills or wills more than four years from death.
  • I cite cases by Bluebook, California style and Greenbook requirements
  • I check for developing case law as a legal matter progresses

BACKGROUND and AREAS OF LAW

  • I earned my Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles in 2005
  • I clerked with the California DOJ in Land Law and Natural Resources
  • I am a commissioned notary in the state of Texas


My legal knowledge includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Texas Probate Procedures
  • Simple Wills
  • Pourover Wills
  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • Supplemental Needs Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney, Statutory, Durable and Medical
  • Living Wills, Appointments of Guardians
  • Guardianships 
  • Preparing deeds

GROH PARALEGAL SERVICES

Freelance Probate and Estate Planning Services