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Tammy Lyn Wincott

Tammy Lyn Wincott

Probate Attorney Wincott Law Firm PC San Antonio, Texas
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law...
  • Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Wilson Counties, Texas
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Summary

Originally from the Thousand Islands region of New York. I relocated to Texas via the U.S. Air Force in 1988. I spent the first 15 years in Austin, prior to attending law school at St. Mary's school of law. Once licensed, I relocated to San Antonio.

Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Bankruptcy
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 30 minute consultation. Telephone consultation may be available.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Only in Personal Injury cases.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Payment Plans may be available.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Wilson Counties
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Texas
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Bankruptcy Court Texas Western District
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Federal Circuit
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Texas Probate Courts
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner & Prinicpal Attorney
Wincott Law Firm, P.C.
- Current
Owner & Principal Attorney for the WIncott Law Firm, P.C. Practice areas include immigration and probate with extensive experience in familial issues.
Solo Practitioner
Law Office of Tammy L. Wincott
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Solo Attorney law practice assisting in areas such as immigration, wills & estates, bankruptcy, family, animal law, personal injury and other civil.
Education
St. Mary's University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Park University
B.S. (2002) | Business Management
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Awards
Resolution Honoring Tammy L. Wincott
State Bar of Texas
A resolution honoring Attorney Tammy L. WIncott for her community service and in particular her support of veterans. Honored as an inspiration to others.
Recognized as single attorney dedicated to the most cases associated with the program.
San Antonio Bar Association--Community Justice Program
Recognition for Summa Cum Laude Undergraduate Achievement
Park University
Professional Associations
San Antonio Bar Association Community Justice Program
Member
- Current
Activities: Volunteer Attorney providing pro bono services in an effort to allow all those deserving access to the legal justice system.
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Texas State Bar # 24056545
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
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Activities: member in American Bar Association
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Immigration: A Realistic Look
Elite Attorney SA
The More Things Change - The More They Stay the Same
Elite Attorney SA
Speaking Engagements
Panel Member: Family Law & Bankruptcy, Texas Bar Advanced Bankruptcy CLE, Houston, Texas
State Bar of Texas
Attorney Ad Litem Procedures, Delinquent Ad Valorem Taxes, Bexar County Courthouse, San Antonio, Texas
Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson LLP
Certifications
Approved Guardianship Attorney
State Bar of Texas
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
Wincott Law Firm PC
Legal Answers
866 Questions Answered

Q. All of the heirs to my Father's estate are listed on the Will, but not as an executor, what does this mean?
A: There is only one executor or co-executors and the heirs listed are most likely beneficiaries under the will. You will need to look carefully to see what section they are listed under.
Q. Can anyone give me information on what to do about elder mother not able to live alone. I live in Tx
A: Many of the counties have probate/guardianship courts that will send investigators out; however, I am not sure about the county your mom lives in. In this situation it is probably best to call APS.
Q. parents died without a will, affidavit of heirship filed, how can deed be placed in younger sister's name if all agree?
A: Have a lawyer draft the deed, don't atempt to do it yourselves and don't use a quitclaim deed.
Q. Do I include my bank savings statement along with my checking when asked to submit my bank statement by chapter 7 truste
A: Yes. The Trustee wants to know everything about your finances.
Q. Can I add a creditor I forgot on my chapter 7 bankruptcy petition even though I filed on the 6th of January? If so, how?
A: Yes you can amend and add a creditor better to do so as soon as possible. It's necessary to do new declaration statements, etc. though so you should carefully review all the steps. This is a general forum and not meant to give specific details. You're better off paying an attorney a fee to visit with them and make sure it's done correctly.
Q. I was given the title and to my grandma's house and the deed is in my name can my family try to sue me for it.
A: As long as your grandmother was of sound mind when she signed the title over to you and it's been properly recorded and there was no undue influence or duress they should have no grounds to sue you. When a family member gets closer to the end of their life it's very common for other relatives to start fighting over who is going to get what property after they are gone; it's sad but frequent.
Q. Can my child's mother have what I owe in back child support erased? Our son is 21 and lives on his own.
A: In many States the custodial person can sign an affidavit stating they have received the money and there isn't anymore due; however, it will depend on whether there is any money due the State for medicaid recovery, etc. You can check the State's child support website for more information.
Q. Who does one contact? Child support is not being received after paid by non-custodial parent.
A: If he's receiving disability then he should find out if disability is turning it over to the OAG office or holding it. It's his responsibility to make sure you get it.
Q. Is it legal for a 55 plus park to stop you from renting your mobile home to another person
A: Check the rules that you agreed to when you leased the lot.
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Contact & Map
Attorney
900 NE Loop 410
Suite D-410
San Antonio, TX 78209
USA
Telephone: (210) 474-6221