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Emily B. Taylor

Associate
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Education:

Texas A&M University

B.A. in English, 2011

South Texas College of Law

J.D. 2014

Admissions:

Texas, 2014

Community Involvement:

Houston Bar Association

Texas Aggie Bar Association, President-Elect

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Disability and Elder Law Attorney Association

Texas Bar College

Free the Captives Houston, Trained Volunteer

Houston Young Lawyers Association

Houston A&M Club

Crosspoint Church

Business Networking International Group

Emily B. Taylor

Emily’s work is a client-focused practice which includes estate planning & administration, long-term care planning, guardianship, elder law, and probate services for executors, trustees, heirs, and beneficiaries. Through her efforts she is able to prepare clients for the future and simplify the legal and financial challenges their loved ones will face during their time of grieving. She is an Accredited Attorney with the Department of Veteran Affairs and has experience in:

 

    • Estate planning & administration
    • Disability planning including individual, court-created, and pooled special needs trusts and advice regarding ABLE accounts
    • Preparing and executing wills, trusts, power of attorney, declarations of guardians, etc.
    • Long term care planning including asset protection, gifting consequences, and eligibility for means-tested government benefits
    • Representing clients in the application & pursuit of long-term care Medicaid in their homes, assisted living communities, and nursing communities
    • Counsel clients regarding vulnerability to & avoidance of Medicaid Estate Recovery Program
Having first-hand experience with many of the obstacles my clients face, I genuinely empathize with individuals as they seek counsel and truly appreciate when we find a solution. Serving people's estate planning, probate, and elder law needs is delicate and fulfilling work.

While earning her Juris Doctorate at South Texas, Emily was an editor of the Texas Journal of Business Law and clerked in Harris County Probate Court Three. Prior to joining Rapp & Krock, PC, Ms. Taylor was an associate attorney at Wright Abshire, PC in Bellaire, Texas.

Representative Matters

  • Represented multiple clients in matters involving their lifetime planning and planning for disposition of their assets after death.
  • Counseled and represented clients in protecting their estates and estates of their loved ones from the Medicaid Estate Recovery Program.
  • Counseled and represented clients with loved ones with disabilities as it relates to gifting and inheritance.
  • Counseled clients by putting a plan in place to meet their long-term care needs, including receiving government benefits.
  • Counseled and represented numerous Executors, Trustees and Administrators in multiple Texas counties on various probate administrations.