Winning the lottery is a thrill that few experiences can match. Too often, however, that thrill is quickly diminished by the legal considerations that must be taken into account to ensure that winnings are not challenged by outsiders or managed unwisely.
The law firm of Manfred Sternberg & Associates, PC, has experience in managing lottery prizes and can help recent winners meet the challenges that accompany coming into a large amount of money suddenly. Attorney Manfred Sternberg is himself a lottery winner and brings his understanding of the process to the firm to provide skilled representation to other lucky ones.
Texas Gaming Law Attorneys With Integrity, Helping Winners Protect Their Prizes And Make Smart Legal Decisions
Claiming a substantial lottery prize is only the beginning of a long process of protecting and growing newfound assets. The law firm represents lottery winners in claiming their prizes from lottery commissions. Special issues can arise depending on whether the winner is an individual or a group of people who have pooled together their resources. In both cases, it is important to protect lottery winnings from fraudulent claims and challenges by outsiders. The firm works to protect the interests of the legitimate winners.
Once prize money is in the hands of lottery and casino prize winners, an experienced lawyer can assist with the careful estate planning and investment strategies needed to ensure that the lump sum or annual payments are spent wisely. The firm listens to clients to understand their long-term priorities. The attorneys can then draft the necessary trusts and other estate planning documents to protect winners and their families in the future.
Hit The Jackpot? Contact An Attorney Today
If you have recently won the lottery, speak with our experienced Houston lottery attorneys today to develop a smart legal strategy for managing your winnings. Contact Manfred Sternberg & Associates, PC. Email us or call 713-659-0240 (888-213-5507 toll free) 24 hours a day to schedule a free consultation. We offer off-site, evening and weekend appointments for your convenience. Se habla español.