Serving the greater San Antonio, Bexar County, Comal County, Guadalupe County, and South Texas areas, the attorneys at the Voeller Law Firm have over 35 years of experience helping families plan for their futures, protecting surviving spouses, and safeguarding assets for children and grandchildren.Having a comprehensive estate plan goes far beyond simply preparing for your death. In fact, failing to properly plan for incapacity can potentially place a much greater burden on your family and loved ones. Many people don’t realize there are estate planning strategies available to them that can save their families from thousands of dollars of expenses, hours of administration, and potential family conflicts down the road.
Making sure your wishes are properly carried out starts with understanding what tools are available. Our goal at the Voeller Law Firm is to provide the most accurate, up-to-date counsel and advice so our clients can be well informed and properly prepared.
If you are ready to put your estate planning in place, please call us today to schedule a free consultation.
A law practice limited to estate planning, elder law planning, and business planning. Through seminars and free initial consultations, Jim and David Voeller help area residents and businesses evaluate their legal needs and determine what their options are.
“We try to help families through the difficult decisions they face as they consider how to plan for incapacity, death, and transferring a business to the next generation.”
You can reach Jim or David at (210) 651-3851.
James Voeller is an attorney licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas. He began his career as a member of the staff of the Minneapolis office of Ernst & Whinney. From there, James worked as an associate with the law firm of Wiese & Cox of Minneapolis before establishing The Voeller Law Firm in 1983. Throughout his career, James has helped families structure their affairs in order to eliminate the threat of government intervention into their private lives and protect their assetsfrom lawsuits. In the process, he has helped families save millions of dollars in estate taxes and probate costs
According to James:Individuals spend their lives raising families and accumulating assets to support themselves during retirement. My goal is to help my clients implement a creative, cost effective plan whereby they retain control of their assets, maintain privacy, and ultimately pass their inheritance to their heirs at the least administrative and tax cost. Each plan is tailored to the specific needs of the client and the circumstances they face.James earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Minnesota Law School where he graduated with honors in 1980. James received his undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, where he graduated magna cum laude.James is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of the State of Texas and all other Texas state, county and local courts, the Supreme Court of Illinois and the Supreme Court of Minnesota. In 2009 James co-authored the book entitled Estate Planning Strategies – Collective Wisdom, Proven Techniques. James’ contribution to this resource provided information and resources for Beneficiary Controlled Descendant’s Trusts.James currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Financial Planning Association of San Antonio & South Texas and is or has been a member of the following professional and community organizations:Texas Bar AssociationCollege of the State Bar of TexasSan Antonio Bar AssociationThe Estate Planning Council of San AntonioNational Association of Elder Law AttorneysElder Law Section of the San Antonio BarWealth Counsel (a consortium of over 1,000 national estate planning attorneys)Founding Member of Wealth Counsel Advisors ForumComal County Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationMinnesota State Bar AssociationIllinois State Bar AssociationChristian Legal Society