Recommendations (Gordon’s List)

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List of attorneys who do wills and estate planning

These were recommendations received in May 2015 from the neighborhood listserv.

• My family has used Oaks, Hartline & Daly (ohdlegal.com), and we have been very pleased with their guidance, service and costs. We created our wills and medical documents, along with a trust for our children. They also have a free simple will service, link on their online will page.
• We were very happy with Don Carnes who did our will last year. 474-7054
• Ted Figard (lives in the neighborhood) tedfigard@gmail.com or 512-478-7463
• My friend Joanne McIntosh with Eccles and McIntosh is an excellent wills and estate attorney.
• My friend Emily Rickers does this kind of work. I can't give you the client perspective, but I worked with her (I'm also a lawyer) before she started her firm and she's smart and good. The firm is Thompson, Salinas, Rickers, & McDermott, and her number is 512-201-4086.
• Call Nick Reed - Austin Office 3410 Far West Blvd , Ste 170 , Austin, TX 78731, 512) 562-7000
• Ed Ingram...512-472-2057....1601 Rio Grande Ste 250 Austin TX... - handles wills, probate etc. He has been so wonderful to work with and I would absolutely recommend him. You will work with him not a paralegal or office assistant like in many law firms.
• John L. Wise (in the neighborhood) at johnlwise@gmail.com.

5/19/15
Tadd Balfour
Tadd Balfour

It may be the case that you know so many tech-savvy people that if you see a flicker on your hard-drive or watch your video stream turn to molasses, you can smile calmly with the surety that help is moments away. I'm not one of those people. And I certainly am not tech-savvy myself. To complicate matters, I have had terrible luck
bringing my computer to the variously advertised geeks, gurus and computer-repair stores that promise full and timely service.

Sometimes I think that going to a computer guru when a computer fever is about as effective as seeking cardiac treatment from a chiropractor.

Enter Mr. Tadd Balfour. I met Tadd through a businessman at a local cafe, learned he was a computer engineer and took his card thinking, "Well, we'll see."

Well, we did see. In an hour Balfour found the three or four pesky add-ons that were throwing sand in the transmission of my computer and axed three or four nasty viruses waiting only for my unschooled prompt to melt my memory into beeswax.

I really appreciated the work, but more importantly, I appreciated Tadd's attitude toward me, the Luddite down the street. Now, to be clear, if you are a person who speaks computer-eze, Tadd will reply in that recondite tongue. But if you're just trying to save your spreadsheet, preserve your family photos or polish that memoir Hollywood can't wait for, Tadd will find your problem, fix it without condescension at a cost much lower than cardiac surgery. Lower, in fact, that some chiropractors.

My computer is now starting tons faster, running more quickly and I can read my e-mail in other-than HTML format. Whatever that means.

I recommend this young man without reservation. Great job, Tadd. Thanks

05-08-2010
Tadd Balfour
Tadd Balfour

I used Tadd Balfour last week and liked him a lot. taddilack@gmail.com

512.279.7996
08/14/2013
Tadd Balfour
Tadd Balfour

Our laptop is no longer "acting up" once Tadd took care of it.
Tadd Balfour 512.279.7996 taddilack@gmail.com

Dolly Ensey

512.279.7996
08/14/2013
Tadd Balfour
Tadd Balfour

Longtime Cherrywood home owner and resident Tadd Balfour is your go-to guy. Having read a May 2010 rec by another
Cherrywooder(see NNet Msg# 33812), I contacted Tadd who straightened out my Dell
laptop problems for a fair price and in a timely fashion. So contact Tadd --
you'll be glad you did!

402.432.4725
06/20/2013
Jonathan Wheeler
Jonathan Wheeler

Cherrywood's own Jonathan Wheeler does great work.

5/4/2013
Gutterman
Gutterman

i second that! i had my facsia and trim altered so gutters could be attached, Gutterman did an excellent job and cleaned up too, the items were approved by me ahead of time as part of the gutter install. the cost was high but after hit or miss gutter install over the years, it would have been cheaper in the long run to do it right.

12229 Roxie Dr, Austin, TX 78729
(512) 450-1821
5/4/2013
Yost Custom Wood
Yost Custom Wood

Eric Yost at Yost Custom Wood If its wood, he's the guy!

512-626-3359
4/28/2013
Austin Wildlife Removal Services

I learned that the go to guy for getting rid of critters is Gary at Austin Wildlife Removal Services. I used Enrique from Aztec but he was stumped and told me to call Gary. While waiting the 10+ days for Gary to become avail, Enrique tried putting a bright light directed at where he thought the critter was accessing the attic and also put on the radio. This technique to his surprise, worked.

2541 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd Austin, TX 78664
512-278-0278
4/27/2013
LC Parker with our plumbing perplexities

We've counted on and trust LC Parker with our plumbing perplexities. He also handles basic plumbing needs too. He's competent, courteous and his rates are fair: 626-9383 cell And LC is a musician too 8) See his other referrals on the former C'wood Recommends list: <http://cherrywood.org/archive/n-recfile.htm#Plumber>

626-9383
4/27/2012
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