Brandy Baxter-Thompson brings skill, expertise and almost two decades of experience to solving her clients’ problems involving fiduciary duties, trustees, or executors, including will contests, will and trust interpretation issues, and prosecution and defense of fiduciary claims. Brandy uses creative legal strategies to avoid or minimize protracted litigation when possible and, if not, to focus on success through expertise, preparation, and advocacy. Brandy is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the area of estate planning and probate. She is the current Chair of the Probate, Trust & Estate Section of the Dallas Bar Association and Secretary/Treasurer of the Dallas Probate American Inn of Court, only the second of its kind focusing solely on probate. She is also a frequent speaker has spoken on probate, guardianship, and trust issues for the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, and other local Texas Bar Associations.Representative Experience• Successfully defeated claim that will was executed without testamentary capacity on summary judgment.• Successfully defeated claim that will was forged on summary judgment.• Successfully obtained restraining order and temporary injunction against rogue trustee.• Obtained favorable verdict in defending claims of impropriety against executor.• Obtained favorable verdict in challenge to will’s admission to probate after 4 years.• Successfully defeated challenge to client’s appointment as guardian for parent.• Represents trustees (corporate and individual), executors, and administrators in all phases of trust and estate administration.• Successfully negotiated successor trustee’s claim against prior trustee without filing suit.• Obtained court approval of accountings in trusts and estates.