Practice Areas

Private Client Group

Oaks, Hartline & Daly offers a wide range of services to individual clients and closely-held family companies in the areas of estate and tax planning, asset protection planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, chari… Read More

Asset Protection Planning

We live in a litigious society. Many individuals work in high risk professions such as physicians, real estate developers, engineers, attorneys and executives at public companies. Family issues, such as divorce and substance abuse, can create a need… Read More

Business Succession Planning

The closely-held business is a unique asset. Most often, it has substantial value but has only limited marketability for its ownership interests. Its owners are also unique and have a strong sense of identification with the business. The Texas busine… Read More

Charitable Planning

OHD’s Private Client Group advises individuals and charities on giving. Our Texas charitable planning attorneys can assist you in structuring and implementing planned gifts to charity and charitable trusts, as well as by forming and obtaining tax-e… Read More

Estate Planning

Whether you own a successful business, enjoy a productive career, are a frugal saver, or are a successful investor, your estate represents a lifetime investment of your energy and resources. Having made that investment, you owe it to yourself to care… Read More


OHD’s Private Client Group can assist you with obtaining a guardianship over a proposed ward or finding alternatives such as court-created trusts. In addition, our Texas guardianship attorneys have experience in handling contested matters in this a… Read More

Probate and Trust Litigation

OHD’s Private Client Group represents executors, trustees, heirs and beneficiaries in disputes involving probate, estates and trusts. We have experience with the legal and emotional issues that can accompany an intra-family dispute, so we can a… Read More

Trust and Estate Administration

The probate process is not enjoyable and can be a very emotional and tedious process. OHD’s Private Client Group makes every effort to take the burden off of you and handle the process with experienced trust and estate administration profession… Read More

Corporate, Tax, General Business, Banking, Real Estate and Bankruptcy Group

Our corporate and tax practice emphasizes planning for complex business transactions, including formation of entities, business combinations, business divisions, acquisitions, sales and contested tax matters. We structure transactions for many types… Read More

General Business

OHD’s Texas business attorneys are experienced in representing clients in a broad range of business transactions. Our focus is on helping our business clients to efficiently achieve their objectives through quality counsel during all stages of… Read More

Real Estate

We advise and represent our clients in real estate transactions ranging from small investment property acquisitions to complex real estate investment projects with the attention to detail, timeliness and efficiency required to ensure that our client Read More

Real Estate Transactions

Ownership of real estate in Texas may also involve questions relating to the mineral estate. We advise and represent corporate clients, estates and individuals with respect to conveying and leasing oil, gas and other minerals, investments in oil and… Read More
Attorneys: Phillip B. Carson


OHD’s Texas tax attorneys strive to leverage their expertise to assist our clients in achieving their business and personal objectives while minimizing the impact of state, federal and foreign taxes. We advise and represent individuals, familie… Read More
Attorneys: Scott A. Morrison

Entertainment Law Group

Technology has dramatically changed the music industry in recent years. Although this change has created opportunities, it has also created a number of complex legal and business issues requiring the guidance of experienced attorneys. The Entertainme… Read More
Attorneys: Joseph A. Stallone

Litigation Group

The Litigation Practice of Oaks, Hartline & Daly represents clients in the State of Texas and throughout the nation before administrative agencies and arbitration tribunals. Our litigators are committed to working closely and collaborating with o… Read More