Austin Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law Attorney specializing in Wills and Trusts, Elder Law and Probate, Guardianship and Special Needs Planning
The law can be complex, contradictory and confusing.
The Garrett Law Firm, PLLC
offers practical, low-cost solutions throughout Central Texas.
Call us today at 800.295.3449 to arrange a consultation with an experienced
Austin elder law attorney.
We’re easy to find and easy to work with.
About Terry Garrett
Terry Garrett is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the National Guardianship Association and is active in the Texas and Austin Bar Associations. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.
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Terry Garrett is happy to speak to groups throughout Central Texas.
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