Dallas Charitable Giving Attorneys

Strategic Charitable Giving Planning Services For North Texas

Over the course of your lifetime, you have come to understand that giving back to a special cause is an important part of who you are. At The Livens Law Firm, we help people make sure their religious affiliation and favorite charitable causes remain an important part of the family legacy.

For more than 25 years, attorney Stephen Livens and staff have been taking a leading role in offering premier services for North Texas residents and families wishing to leave money and property assets to charitable organizations.

How You Give Is Just As Important As Who You Give To

In addition to the tax deduction available for direct gifts to 501(c)3 religious and charitable organizations, some common trust options include:

  • Charitable remainder annuity trust (CRAT): An irrevocable trust that pays out a fixed dollar amount to the charity of your choosing, typically paid on a monthly or annual basis.
  • Charitable remainder unity trust (CRUT): A predetermined percentage of the trust earnings will be paid to the charity of your choice.
  • Charitable lead trusts: You determine the number of years your selected charity will receive a distribution, after which time the assets of the trust may be distributed to the beneficiaries of your choosing.

With three offices to serve you better, attorney Stephen Livens and our staff provide comprehensive charitable giving planning services for clients in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area and communities throughout North Texas. Call us toll free at 800-569-2663 or contact our offices by email to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Dallas charitable giving lawyer today.

Our firm is a member of Wealth Counsel, Elder Counsel and the Academy of Special Needs Planners. We have earned a reputation for integrity, backed by exceptional client service and responsive communication. You will find our fee structure competitive and our billing policies clear and fair.

Stephen Livens is also a certified public accountant (CPA) with extensive experience working with individuals' and families' complex tax reduction strategies.

Contact An Experienced Fort Worth Charitable Gift Lawyer

From wherever you are in North Texas, call us toll free at 800-569-2663 to discuss your circumstances. You may also use our convenient contact email form to arrange a free initial consultation at one of our three convenient office locations in Bedford, Addison or Austin. Se Habla Español.