Houston Gaming Law Attorneys

When you win the lottery, you many not be concerned about what this can entail. You'll have to deal with taxes or may be considering investing the money. Whatever the case may be, you're going to need legal assistance. Texas winners of casino or lottery jackpots, Manfred Sternberg & Associates provides the experienced representation necessary to claim and manage substantial winnings successfully.

Depending on the size of a jackpot, casinos and lotteries may have special procedures for claiming prizes. In some cases, casinos might even contest a winner’s eligibility to receive his or her prize. At Manfred Sternberg, our Houston lottery lawyer assists our clients in collecting their legitimate winnings.

Sudden game winnings can bring unwelcome tax implications. Our gaming attorneys will explain the lottery taxes and other penalties that jackpot winners are likely to face. A carefully developed estate plan can help ease the sudden tax burdens that accompany a large lottery or casino prize.

When You Put a Lot of Money on the Table, People Do Crazy Things

Those lucky enough to win a large jackpot from the lottery or through gambling often find themselves suddenly surrounded by people eager for a share of the winnings. Friends and family members often begin calling in old “debts” or asking for substantial loans. Whether or not these claims are valid, it is important for winners to manage their winnings responsibly. Our firm helps clients defend against fraudulent claims for money.

An estate plan is essential for every winner of a large casino or lottery prize. It's the best way to make sure your money stays in your pockets. The gaming lawyers of Manfred Sternberg & Associates create trusts and other planning documents that dictate how money is to be spent. An estate plan can help ensure that winnings are spent wisely and available well into the future.

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With the right lawyer, a good night at the casino can mean long-term financial security. The Houston lottery lawyer of Manfred Sternberg & Associates is here to help winners of large casino jackpots manage their winnings and make the right legal decisions. We help clients in Texas and across America. Email us or call 713-622-4300 24 hours a day to schedule a free consultation and discuss how to make the most of your prize. We offer off-site, evening and weekend appointments. Hablamos Espanol.