W. Daniel Vaughn has been certified as having special competence in the field of Estate Planning and Probate Law by The Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has experience in a number of areas of probate, including trusts, guardianships, and related litigation, probate of wills, administration of decedents’ estates, heirship proceedings, community property issues, claims against estates, will contests, trust litigation, breach of fiduciary duty claims, claims by or against executors, contested estate matters and other fiduciary litigation.
Money is hard to earn, harder to save, and even harder to keep. The risk of losing hard-earned wealth can be reduced, but not totally eliminated, through prudent planning and actions. W. Daniel Vaughn has years of experience in assisting clients in conserving their hard-earned wealth.
As the members of the “baby boomer” generation age, they are increasingly confronted with the problems suffered by their own aging parents and other relatives and the agonizing decisions which sometimes must be made. The emotional and legal problems which may have to be dealt with can be considerably diminished with timely and prudent planning and action. W. Daniel Vaughn has years of experience in assisting clients with these special problems.
Environmental and Administrative Law
As development accelerates in the highly desirable area around Austin, Texas, environmental issues will continue to be an important source of legal conflict. W. Daniel Vaughn served for five years on the Management Committee of the Galveston Bay National Estuary Program as a joint appointee of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Governor of the State of Texas. In addition, he has years of experience in representing clients regarding licensing and permitting matters with state and federal agencies.