Your Legacy

Your legacy is what you leave behind to your loved ones and your community. It is more than just money, property, or possessions. It is who you are and how you will be remembered.

There are many moving parts to an estate plan, and every estate plan is different. After a comprehensive review of your assets, your wishes for your family, and your goals, in other words – your legacy, we design an estate plan specifically for you. This gives you peace of mind knowing that you have taken a giant step towards protecting your family and preserving their inheritance.

Everything changes when a loved one passes away. How are you supposed to know what kind of help you need when you’ve never gone through this before? We are here to guide you. We will work with you to determine the easiest and most cost-effective way to transfer the deceased person’s assets. We try to minimize court involvement, but if it becomes necessary to go through the court’s probate procedure, we will assist you in fulfilling the court’s requirements.

The challenges associated with aging can be very daunting, filled with concerns about senior housing care, home care issues, long-term care, asset protection, Medicare, and especially Medicaid. We can assist you with estate and Medicaid planning to help pay for medical and long-term care while protecting your assets for you and your family, whether that need is far off or imminent. 

For many of us, our retirement plans are our most valuable assets. But so often they are subject to unnecessary tax and waste after the death of the retirement account owner because beneficiary designations were not coordinated with the overall estate plan. We believe that planning with retirement benefits is part of the big picture when it comes to designing your estate plan.

Houston Estate Planning & Estate Administration Attorneys

More Than Estate Planners, We Are Legacy Lawyers

Welcome to Galligan & Manning, a law firm created to serve families and their estate planning needs.

More than estate planners, we are legacy lawyers.

We have been helping families in Houston, young and old, plan their legacies for over 20 years.

What is your legacy? Your legacy is what you leave behind to your loved ones and to your community. It is more than money or possessions or property. It is who you are and how you wish to be remembered.

Estate planning can seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Please follow the “Get Started” button below to get on your way toward certainty, security, and, best of all, peace of mind for you, your family, and your legacy.

Our Office

We are located in the heart of Houston, in the Montrose area near the Museum District.

802 West Alabama
Houston, TX 77006

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What People Say.

Carole Price

Have worked with Tammy Manning and Mary Galligan many times over the years. They are always very clear in their communication and help you make the best decisions possible. They are highly recommended.

Pheobe Smith

Galligan and Manning is an exceptional law firm. They are creative, smart and prepared. Mary Galligan, a board certified Estate Planner, does an excellent job in preparing wills, trusts, and other types of estate planning. They listen to their clients and find solutions for their needs. I highly recommend their services.

Caroline Burum

I used Galligan and Manning for estate planning and for my mother’s health directives. They were very professional, quick to respond and most importantly, they were up to date on the legal documents. I recommend this law firm.

10.0Mary S. Galligan
9.8Michael Jeffrey Galligan

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