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Resolving Business, Probate and Estate Conflicts in Court

If you own or operate a business, you know how difficult it is to please everyone. At some point, you must draft contracts, hire employees, and team up with other businesses. In these situations, you’re bound to run into disagreements. Individuals concerned with estate planning also understand how challenging it is to make everyone happy. Few business owners or individuals see litigation as their first choice when they are confronted with legal disputes arising from business or estate conflicts. Unfortunately, there are certain situations in which it is necessary to involve the court.

Whether you are engaged in a lawsuit or are contemplating court action, our trial attorneys at Pakis, Giotes, Burleson & Deaconson, P.C., are qualified and ready to handle your case. Since 1963, our firm has compiled an impressive record of success in state and federal courthouses throughout Texas. Our litigation skillset gives you an advantage when you hire us to resolve your conflict. Our honesty and consistency, both in and out of the courtroom, lead to excellent results for clients. Schedule a private consultation today at our office in Waco, Texas, and learn how we might be of service to you.



Promoting Your Interests Throughout the Legal Process

Litigators at Pakis, Giotes, Burleson & Deaconson, P.C. are skilled practitioners with experience in a variety of disciplines, including business and commercial law, estate planning and probate law, tax law, and bankruptcy law. Every one of our attorneys draws from a wide variety of disciplines to craft strategies that promote your interests in the justice system. We handle complex business-related disputes that include:

  • Employment conflicts on behalf of employers and employees

  • Breach of contract

  • Partnership and shareholder disputes

  • Tortious interference

We also represent beneficiaries, heirs, and other interested parties involved in probate and estate conflicts related to:

  • Will contests

  • Breach of fiduciary duty

  • Trust mismanagement or self-dealing

  • Guardianship disputes

We are conscious of the cost and time that our clients commit when litigating legal matters. As your compassionate advocates, our lawyers will create a strategy that effectively addresses the issue at hand and seek to secure favorable results. Whenever possible, we will seek out-of-court remedies through negotiation or other forms of alternative dispute resolution. You don’t have to go through your personal or business dispute alone. Speak to our dedicated trial lawyers today to learn how you and your business might benefit from our commitment to quality representation.

Why Hire a Disputes & Litigations Attorney?

If you own any sort of business or any kind of venture, these play a large role in your life. When disputes arise, the complexities these issues bring can be overwhelming. Your business may suffer financial ramifications from mistakes you made trying to settle the dispute alone; your trajectory for growth may be stalled. Our attorneys at Pakis, Giotes, Burleson & Deaconson, P.C. have decades of litigation experience, which means you can trust our firm to resolve your dispute as quickly as possible. You can then focus on what really matters in your life: continuing to grow personally and professionally.


From personal estate litigation matters to intricate business disputes, our Waco firm knows how to achieve optimal results. When you need sound legal guidance, don’t hesitate to reach out. Learn how we can help you prevent or settle a dispute at your initial case assessment. We proudly serve Waco, Temple, and Belton, TX, as well as Killeen and the rest of Bell County. Arrange a consultation today with a skilled trial attorney by completing our contact form.