Board Certification

Leonard S. Roth is dual certified in Estate Planning and Probate and Taxation by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization which recognizes his advanced competency in both fields. Becoming “Board Certified” requires an individual to be licensed to practice estate planning and probate and tax law at least five (5) years, devote a minimum of 75% of practice to these specialties, handle a wide variety of cases in each field, be evaluated by fellow attorneys and judges, take day long written examination and regularly attend continuing education seminars. Mr. Roth is rated AV (highest rating) by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

Knowledge Base

    Legal News

  • Survey on CNN Headline News states that only 50% of Americans have a will. If a person dies without a will, state law dictates how their assets(everything you have) will be distributed.
  • HR Bill 436 is circulating in the House of Representatives. This bill would freeze the estate tax exemption at $3,500,000 and eliminate minority and marketability discounts for partnerships that are not actively conducting business. Other proposals are expected to be considered in revising current estate tax law.