Cory Krueger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Hensley & Krueger, PLLC
 | 5615 Kirby Dr, Suite 720
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 713-570-6422
Fax: 713-850-8538
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (60%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    With extensive experience as a transactional attorney, litigator and trial lawyer, Cory Krueger represents clients in Houston, Texas, for Hensley & Krueger, PLLC. His practice area is probate and estate administration, including primary estate planning, wills and trusts. With over 15 years of experience, he has presented to The National Business Institute Real Estate Conference and is licensed by The University of Texas at Austin in the Business Foundations Program.

    Admitted to practice in the state of Texas and before the United States Tax Court, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Mr. Krueger is actively involved in his profession and works with many legal organizations. These include the real estate, probate, oil and gas, and litigation sections of the Houston Bar Association, and the real estate, probate and trust, litigation, family law and business law sections of the State Bar of Texas.

    In 2002, Mr. Krueger completed his undergraduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin before attending the University of Houston Law Center and earning his Juris Doctor in 2006. While in law school, he was a volunteer with the University of Houston Law Center Mentor Program and a member of the Sports and Entertainment Legal Organization and the Oil and Gas Legal Organization.

    With a passion for protecting the rights of those who want to see their estates and assets go to the rightful place after they die, Mr. Krueger also drafts legal documents and contracts. A valuable part of the day-to-day operations of the firm, he takes pride in the personal service and high-quality legal representation every client gets.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Real Estate: Business
    Focus Areas

    Will Contests, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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    About Cory Krueger

    Admitted: 2006, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.probatetexaslawyers.com/attorneys/cory-m-krueger...

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Business Foundations Program, the University of Texas at Austin, 2002

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Houston Bar Association Oil/Gas Section
    • Houston Bar Association Probate Section
    • Houston Bar Association Litigation Section
    • Houston Bar Association Real Estate Section
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • United States Tax Court
    • State of Texas

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Top 10 Title Defects--Cured," The National Business Institute Real Estate Conference, Speaker/Co-author, Presenter, 2011
    • November 2010: National Business Institute Seminar, “Top 10 Title Defects – Cured”

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • -On behalf of our client, we were able to get the Independent Executor removed by Court Order due to misconduct. -Settled $3.5mill claim for Client by having mineral/royalty interests owned by the Estate transferred to our Client; the Estate transferred all mineral interests to our Client, 2019
    • -Filed Will Contest to invalidate a purported Codicil wherein the Decedent allegedly gave property to only 2 of 3 children. -Negotiated a settlement wherein all parties agreed the Codicil was invalid and all property was split equally between the 3 children. -Estate assets valued at more than $1.2 million, 2019
    • Successfully defended and reached a favorable settlement in a Will Contest case wherein our client as the step-child filed an Application to Probate a Copy of a Will; Estate valued at more than $2 million, 2019
    • -Represented Co-Executor related to an Estate valued at more than $10 million -Negotiated a settlement to divide the Estate; the Estate assets consisted of 2 businesses; multiple tracts of real estate; stocks; bonds; cash, 2016

    Educational Background:

    • University of Texas at Austin, 2002

    Industry Groups

    • Houston Bar Association
    • Houston Bar Association Litigation Section
    • Houston Bar Association Oil And Gas Section
    • Houston Bar Association Probate Section
    • Houston Bar Association Real Estate Section
    • State Bar Of Texas
    • State Bar Of Texas Business Law Section
    • State Bar Of Texas Family Law Section
    • State Bar Of Texas Litigation Section
    • State Bar Of Texas Probate And Trust Section
    • State Bar Of Texas Real Estate Section
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    Office Location for Cory Krueger

    5615 Kirby Dr
    Suite 720
    Houston, TX 77005

    Phone: 713-570-6422

    Fax: 713-850-8538

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    Last Updated: 12/8/2020

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