Our Practice Areas 

How Our Estate Planning Attorney Can Help 

The Michels Firm dedicates its practice to helping individuals and families throughout the Greater Houston Area plan for their futures. We assist clients with a wide range of estate planning issues, from drafting their Will, specializing powers of attorney, and taking steps to avoid probate to preserve their assets for their children. We also help estate administrators and executors navigate the Texas probate process, providing sound legal guidance and personalized counsel every step of the way. 

Continue reading to learn more about our practice areas, or call The Michels Firm today at (281) 843-9723 to speak to our estate planning lawyer at no cost.

Estate Planning 

We offer comprehensive estate planning services, from drafting wills and trusts to creating powers of attorney and crafting real estate deeds to avoid going through probate. The Michels Firm can help you plan for your future and the future care of your loved ones. We work directly with every client to provide personalized solutions tailored to their unique needs. 

Elder Law 

The Michels Firm assists seniors and their loved ones in navigating various legal challenges that arise with aging. From estate planning to advanced healthcare directives, and planning for the possibility of living in and elder care facility, we can help you ensure that your loved ones and your legacy are protected.


Our team helps clients navigate the Texas probate process. Most estates pass through probate, regardless of whether the owner of the estate created a last will and testament or any other related documents. Our firm can help you protect your rights as you follow the various steps involved. We can help most of our clients avoid probate completely – saving months and months of legal fees and vastly expediting the time their loved ones spend after they are gone.

Healthcare Law

We are well-versed in complex and ever-changing healthcare laws and regulations such as TMB advertising regulations, medical director agreements, physician credentials, and more. 

Request a Free Consultation Today 

We invite you to contact our firm today to learn how we can help you with your estate planning, elder law, probate, healthcare law matter or legal dispute. The Michels Firm proudly offers affordable legal services, as well as payment plans. We also provide free initial consultations, so you can get the legal advice you need to move forward. 

Get in touch with us today to request a complimentary consultation with our experienced attorney in The Woodlands. Call (281) 843-9723 or contact us online

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