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Mike Massey

Mike Massey Law -- Managing Director
  • Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate ...
  • Texas
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Javier Grey
Javier Grey April 27, 2021
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
One phone call with Mike and it is easy to see why I would recommend Mike as an attorney to handle an individual's matters. Mike is approachable and friendly, and he is an extremely capable attorney. He is also a seasoned attorney with vast knowledge in his chosen areas of law. Ultimately, Mike is a friendly, professional, zealous, and ethical attorney, who happens to be an even better person.
Client Reviews
J J K. June 9, 2021
Looking for a trusted attorney to help with your Estate Planning? Look no further! Mike and his team were great and we highly recommend his legal services! He helped us set up our LLC's and estate planning, holding our hand along the way (which we needed!) It was our first experience with creating these official documents and will planning, and Mike and team were helpful in explaining the detailed intricacies throughout the process. 5 stars across the board!
M. Anandan June 9, 2021
WILL and Transfer on death I was in search for a probate attorney in Austin. Through the reference of my Accountant I contacted two attorneys. I was not satisfied. I searched on the web and found Mike Masse Law Firm [MML]. Going through their website I found MML is well organized and up-to-date in IT technology but I wanted to check on their capability and efficiency as a Law Firm. I spoke to Mike and found they are very strong in their profession and transparent in their reasonable fee structure. Mike explained about the advantage of 'Transfer on Death' document that does not require one to go to the court that would have otherwise required court appearance even in the presence of a WILL. I settle on three documents, namely, WILL by two of us, husband and wife, Medical Power of attorney and Transfer on Death. Mike gave us opportunities to review the draft of the documents and give them feedback, have a review meeting on Zoom and explain to my daughter and wife through a separate Zoom meeting. Finally Mike prepared the final version for signature. He ran through to explain one more time what is in the documents and drawn sketch to clarify the chain of transfers based on contingency. Many legal terms were explained distinctly. At the end, I was not just happy but delighted on the outcome. Without any trace of hesitation, I will recommend to anyone to go to MML on probate needs. Quality, price, satisfaction and courtesy are beyond expectation.
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Biography

Mike Massey JD, MBA, MPA just might be the 195th most interesting person in Texas. He has 4 college degrees and he's working on a 5th: BBS Accounting; MPA Master's in Professional Accounting; JD Law Degree; MBA Master's in Business Administration; BBS in Biblical Studies (in progress).

Mike is a dedicated family man with a wife of 14 years and 6 children (4 on earth and 2 in heaven). He spends most of his personal time with family, playing games in the yard with his kids, cleaning up with his kids, cleaning up some more with his kids, you get the idea. Mike also has 6 Chihuahuas (4 at home and 2 he adopted out). He has lived in 4 states and 5 countries. He wakes up at 4:30 am. He loves sticky notes, clean surfaces, and looking at his iPhone to see that there are no more unread messages or emails.

Mike also loves to help people reduce stress and achieve greater peace and joy. And lastly, he loves his job because every day he gets to help people think about life a little differently and a little more deeply. He would be honored to serve you today!

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Power of Attorney
  • Bed Bug Injuries
  • Deeds/Transfer on Death Deeds
  • Mold
  • Slip and Fall
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Join.me
  • WebEx
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Up to 15 minute meeting to discuss your estate planning, personal injury, probate, deed or LLC needs.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express. 3% convenience fee is added to bill for credit and debit cards. Or you can use check or echeck for no extra charge.
  • Contingent Fees
    30% Contingency Fee if we win and settle for > $250,000 without filing a lawsuit. 33% Contingency Fee if we win and settle for < $250,000 without filing a lawsuit. 37% if settled at any time AFTER SUIT HAS BEEN FILED BUT PRIOR TO THE ENTRY OF A JUDGMENT BASED ON A JURY OR NON-JURY VERDICT. 43% if any settlement or recovery is made AFTER THE ENTRY OF A JUDGMENT BASED ON A JURY OR NON-JURY VERDICT.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    3 Day Turnaround Guaranteed on most documents. Contingency Fees as low as 30% for personal injury. Flat Fee pricing starting at $400 for Wills, $925 for Trusts, $2,900+ff for Probate, $250+ff for LLCs.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24032584
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Money Manager & Financial Planner
ATX FINANCIAL PLANNING, LLC
- Current
Attorney & Managing Director
Mike Massey Law
- Current
Wealth Manager
Legacy One Financial Advisors
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Wealth Manager
Income & Wealth Advisors
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Retirement Consultant & Regional Vice President
Allianz Life
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Senior Regional Business Consultant
Subsidiary of Jackson
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Regional Vice President
Jackson National Life
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Senior Sales Consultant 2002-2003
Law Clerk
McCONN & WILLIAMS LLP
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Education
University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business
MBA (2002) | Business
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University of Houston Law Center
J.D. (2001) | Law
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University of Texas - Austin
MPA (1998) | Professional Accounting
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Texas McCombs School of Business, University of Texas - Austin
B.B.A. (1998) | Accounting
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Awards
Excellent Rating
Avvo
Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Austin
Expertise.com
AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Clients’ Choice Award
Avvo
Best Lawyer/Best Business Award
Birdeye
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24032584
Member
Current
Activities: Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section (REPTL)
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Don’t Make These 7 Common Estate Planning Mistakes
Avvo Legal Guide
Book: Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning for Texans (not Dummies)
Amazon Kindle
Legacy Love Letter Book
Amazon Kindle
Speaking Engagements
Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning for Texans, Webinar
Estate Planning, Texas Department of Transportation - TXDOT, Austin, TX
Estate Planning, Lakeway Men's Breakfast
Websites & Blogs
Website
Homepage
Blog
Mike Massey Law Blog
Videos
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Legal Answers
3 Questions Answered
Q. My daughter was left something in her grandfather's will. The will specified that recipients must be 25 years of age.
A: A will that creates a trust post death is said to create a testamentary trust. A testamentary trust is irrevocable and cannot be changed. The terms of that trust will dictate how distributions can be made. Often the trust will allow the trustee to make distributions based on an annual percentage, or annual net income of the trust, or for health, support, maintenance and education.
Q. What can be done if executor refuses to probate will in Texas?
A: Sadly, some heir become attached to a home or feel that their entitled to live there. You need to get the law involved to change that situation. Hire a probate attorney to help get someone appointed to represent the estate and then the problem can be resolved. It's always tough dealing with people who are stubborn and feel entitled. I'm sorry to hear about your situation.
Q. Can I become executor of estate sell it and then give them their share later? Or what should I do next to take of this?
A: Without a Will, you'll need to do an administration of the estate. The court will appoint an administrator, and then the administrator will have the power to sell the property and distribute the assets. Many people in Texas think that because they're the rightful heir or next of kin, that they can just sign a piece of paper. However, reality is that the courts need to get involved before actions can be taken on an estate.
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Mike Massey
Austin Office
418 Grace Lane
Austin, TX 78746
Toll-Free: (888) 407-2407
Fax: (512) 729-7819
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
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Mike Massey Law
Houston Office
10810 Katy Freeway # 102
Houston, TX 77043
Telephone: (713) 489-7360
Fax: (512) 729-7819
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: Call us 24/7 for your Personal Injury matter.
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