Mr. Tackett’s practice covers all aspects of estate planning and transfer tax law, the probate of wills, and the determination of heirship of decedents dying without wills.
Mr. Tackett is highly experienced in the administration, settlement, and distribution of estates and trusts, including the judicial and non-judicial decanting, merger, or severance of trusts; in the judicial construction, reformation, modification, and termination of trusts; and in the administration, settlement, and distribution of estates and trusts. Mr. Tackett represents clients with transfer tax controversies pending before the Internal Revenue Service and assists in the preparation, examination, and appeal of federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax returns.
Mr. Tackett is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law (Texas Board of Legal Specialization), is a member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), has been named a Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2003 by Law & Politics and Texas Monthly magazines, and is listed in both The Best Lawyers in America and The Best Lawyers in Texas. Mr. Tackett graduated from The University of Texas School of Law in 1971 after receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Government from The University of Texas at Austin in 1968.