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Robert J. McGuire

Phone:  (214) 461-1208

Fax:  214-461-1210


Riney Ronquillo Soule, PLLC

Two Lincoln Centre

5420 LBJ Freeway, Suite 220

Dallas, Texa 75240


The estate administration aspect of his practice covers all levels of litigation in probate and other courts, including all forms of adversary proceedings from Will contests, to defending estates and fiduciaries or advancing beneficiary, creditor or third-party claims. Robert’s litigation background lends a unique perspective to his estate planning technique that essentially embodies the proverb that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. He is highly responsive to handling those estate planning issues that can be sensitive in nature, and his probate litigation experience serves to provide a practical aspect to his client’s estate planning needs.

Robert McGuire’s practice involves not only estate planning, beginning with the basic husband and wife estate plan, but also includes more sophisticated marital or family estate tax saving planning, including trusts and family limited partnerships.

Representative Experience - Estate Planning

  • Assisted hundreds of clients in formulating estate plans which eliminate the potential for estate taxes and provide for asset management and protection

  • Created wealth preservation life insurance trusts which can assist heirs as a source of payment of estate taxes

  • Assisted in the creation of tax saving family limited partnerships

  • Assisted in the creation of the testamentary foundation, which can enable the client to create a legacy that supports ideals consistent with his or her philosophical, moral and philanthropic motives

Probate and Estate Litigation

  • Successfully represented both Will proponents and contestants in Will contests

  • Effectively advocated on behalf of hundreds of personal representatives in estate administrations facing problems ranging from creditor issues to challenges raised by both beneficiaries and third parties

  • Enforced the rights of creditors and beneficiaries in estate proceedings

  • Effectively defended the actions of fiduciaries

Representative Clients

  • Sharon McCutchin

  • Kenneth Standley (PM Standley Motor Cars)

Admitted to Practice

  • State Courts of Texas

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, Texas, Northern

  • U.S. District Court, Texas, Southern

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas



  • The University of Texas at Austin School of Law (JD, 1984)

  • University of Dallas (BA, cum laude, 1981)

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