Formerly known as Ford and Watts, PLLC

Plano TX Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorneys

Plano TX Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorneys
Welcome to the website of THE LAW FIRM OF THOMAS A. FORD, JR. Our principal office is located in Plano, Texas; and we offer client representation by appointment only.  We focus our practice in the general areas of asset protection planning, estate planning, elder law Medicaid planning, and real estate matters. We offer quality legal services as well as personal attention. You have worked all your life to accumulate your personal assets; and we can help you protect your estate from estate taxes, long term care expenses and unnecessary legal fees. We help you and your loved ones have peace of mind by helping to assure that your estate will be handled according to your plan.

We offer our services to you at cost effective rates. We are committed to client satisfaction as to the quality of our work and to the reasonableness of our legal fees. Our legal services are structured to meet your particular needs and desires. We listen carefully to what you want and respond quickly. We are members of Wealth Counsel, a national organization of approximately 2,000 estate planning attorneys who collaborate on estate planning issues, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Our advice is provided in a comprehensive approach to help you protect and preserve your assets, including, where appropriate, the following general legal areas.




  1. Business Planning and Organizations such as Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Family Limited Partnerships, Family Limited Liability Companies.
  2. Trust Planning


  1. Incapacity Planning, including Statutory Durable Powers of Attorney, Medical Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and HIPAA Directives (relating to privacy of medical records).
  2. Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts.
  3. Pet Trusts.
  4. Probate and Estate Administration.
  5. Qualified Personal Residence Trust
  6. Retirement Planning including IRA Stretch Outs and IRA Stand Alone Trusts.
  7. Living Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts.
  8. Wills.

ELDER LAW, including:

  1. Emergency Asset Protection Medicaid Qualification Planning and Application preparation.  
  2. Guardianship.
  3. Long Term Care Asset Protection Medicaid Planning.
  4. Special Needs Trust

This website was designed with you in mind. The site offers us an additional way to provide helpful information that will allow you to make more informed decisions. We genuinely hope that you will discover more about our practice, the many planning options available to you, and other useful information that will answer questions you might have about various aspects of estate planning.
We would like to hear from you, so please contact us via telephone or email with any questions, comments, or concerns that you might have or to schedule an appointment to review your current planning and ascertain your future needs.


The attorneys at the Law Offices of Ford & Watts PLLC assist clients with Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law, Medicaid, Special Needs Planning and Estate Administration. They serve clients in the Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex including but not limited to: Dallas, Denton, Collin, Tarrant Counties and the cities of Plano (75093, 75023, 75024), Allen, Frisco, Mesquite, Garland, Dallas (75219, 75201, 75202), McKinney, Denton, and Park Cities.

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2121 West Spring Creek Pky , 228, Plano, TX 75023
| Phone: 972-618-3900 - Meetings with Attorney in Plano by Appointment Only.
P. O. Box 867148, Plano, TX 75086-7148
| Phone: (972) 618-3900

Medicaid Qualification and Application Assistance | Elder Law | Estate Planning | Probate / Estate Administration | Special Needs Planning | Pet Trusts |

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