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Richard H. Tye assists clients in the multi-faceted estate planning process that may include planning for inheritance, taxes, retirement income, future incapacity, and asset protection.

Richard’s goal is to plan for the transfer of his clients’ family wealth in a coordinated manner that will result in the greatest benefit to the clients’ family, with utmost family harmony, while minimizing taxes and costs.

He reviews and assesses his clients’ family relationships, assets, and inheritance objectives; and then helps them establish an estate plan that achieves their goals.  Richard prepares the legal documents needed to implement his clients’ estate plan, which may include lifetime gifts, last wills and testaments, various types of trusts, powers of attorney, and related documents.

Richard is Board Certified in Estate Planning & Probate Law, and in Tax Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


LL.M., New York University, New York, New York, Taxation
J.D., Baylor University, Waco, Texas
B.S., Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas


AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell


New York State Bar Association

Texas Bar College

State Bar of Texas

San Antonio Bar Association

San Antonio Estate Planners Council (past Board of Governors and President)

Baylor Law Alumni Association (past Executive Committee and President)

State Bar Licenses

Texas, New York

Court Admissions

U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court