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Estate Planning, PROBATE, & Business Contracts Lawyer in Dallas, Texas

Clear advice, trustworthy representation, and practical strategies

More About The Patterson Law Firm &

P. Caleb Patterson


Our goal is simple: provide the best legal advice and representation to individuals and small businesses at an affordable price. At The Patterson Law Firm, we take the time to understand your personal circumstances and objectives in order to create a plan of action tailored to you. 

Whether you need help starting a new business, reviewing a contract, or planning for the future, The Patterson Law Firm is here to help. ​ If you're an individual or a small business owner, contact us today.  We look forward to putting our experience to work solving your problems and helping you succeed.


Our Services & Practice Areas

Starting your own business is both exciting and scary. Should I form an LLC? What is an operating agreement and do I need one? Should I be using an NDA? We can help you with all of those questions and more. Get your new venture started on the right foot with The Patterson Law Firm’s clear, practical advice and business formations services. 

Some examples of the services we offer in this area are LLC and series LLC formation and conversion, corporate formations, DBAs, and membership/ownership transfers. 

Any successful business needs high-quality, up-to-date, and enforceable contracts. Whether you’re selling goods or services, are customer or business-facing, rent a space, or work from home, our firm can provide you with all agreements you’ll need to protect your interests and successfully operate your business. 

Some examples of the services we offer include operating agreements, corporate bylaws, annual meetings forms and reports, business contracts (master service agreements, purchase agreements, sales contracts, etc.), and non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements. 

When it comes to estate planning, we know that no two individuals are alike. That’s why we take a personal approach and help you determine what documents and plans make the most sense for your circumstances. We offer both flat-fee packages and hourly services at competitive rates. Let us help you achieve the peace of mind that comes with a professionally prepared, properly executed estate plan. 


Here are some examples of the estate planning services we offer: customized wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, trust creation and management documents, medical and durable powers of attorney, advance directives, transfer on death deeds, Ladybird deeds, and guardianship declarations. 

Settling a loved one’s estate doesn’t have to be expensive and time-consuming - especially when there are no disputes among the family members and the departed had a professionally drafted will. That’s why our firm offers fixed-fee probate services when possible. Even if a fixed-fee approach isn’t right for you, there are many different ways to probate an estate and our firm will help determine which one is right for you. 


Some of the services we offer our probate clients include petitions for independent administration, letters testamentary, small estate affidavits, muniments of title, executor guidance, and more.

Clear and enforceable employment and independent contractor agreements are critical to protecting your business. Our Dallas business attorney will put his extensive experience in the field of employment law to work for you. With our firm’s help, you can rest assured that your agreements are clear, concise, and effective. 


For example, our firm offers employment contracts for all types of employees, independent contractor agreements, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, severance agreements, and employment policies and handbooks. 

Other Legal Matters

Not knowing where to start or what your legal issues are can be overwhelming.

Many times it’s not clear what the problem is that you should be addressing, or how much it should cost to fix.

The Patterson Law Firm, PLLC provides free consultations, affordable rates, and guidance for issues including business formation, estate planning, employment disputes & contracts.

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