200 West Highway 6, Suite 420 | Waco, Texas 76712

Texas Lawyers Work for Businesses and Individual Clients

Handle real estate cases, bankruptcies and estate planning including elder care

Smith & Bratcher, P.C. is an experienced Texas law firm representing businesses and individuals in Waco, Texas and the surrounding McLennan County area, including Meridian, Killeen, Temple, Hillsboro and Gatesville. During its more than 30 years of existence, our firm has built a reputation advocating for clients in all areas of real estate, wills and probate, elder law, and bankruptcy. We also represent clients in family law matters. Kent Bratcher has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for his professionalism and ethics.

If you are facing a complicated bankruptcy proceeding or real estate transaction, or if you or your family members need advice with an estate planning, elder care or family law issue,contact the attorneys at Smith & Bratcher, P.C..

At Smith & Bratcher, P.C., we take pride in the one-on-one relationships we develop with each client. Our law firm  handling your case takes calls 24/7 for any legal issue you have. As a client of Smith & Bratcher, P.C., you can expect:

  • Top quality representation — Smith & Bratcher, P.C. has been helping clients in cases of real estate, bankruptcy, and wills and probate including elder law since 1974. We are both negotiators and litigators and give you our full effort to achieve your goals. 
  • Personalized client service — At Smith & Bratcher, P.C., we deliver personal service to each of our clients. We are available 24/7 for any issue you have while we are preparing your case.  
  • Focused knowledge — We understand the tough issues surrounding real estate, bankruptcy, and wills and probate and use our experience to help resolve your case.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.


  • Wills
  • Deeds
  • Mortgages
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Directive to Physicians
  • Living Wills
  • Guardianships
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real estate Partition Suits
  • Probate of Wills
  • Independent Administration of Estates
  • Dependent Administration of Estates
  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks
  • Limited Partnerships
  • LLC
  • Loan Documentation
  • Divorce
  • Modification of Divorce Decree
  • Living Trust
  • Estate Planning
  • Bankruptcy (Debtors and Creditors)
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 13
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 11 (Creditor)
  • Garnishment
  • Defense of credit card suits
  • Real Estate Foreclosures
  • Evictions
  • Claims against Insurance companies
  • Earnest Money Contracts
  • Premarital Agreement
  • Will Contest
  • Automobile wrecks
  • Workers Compensation
  • Tax disputes (property)
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mechanic’s Lien
  • Claims by Contractors  
  • Lien Claims
  • Laborer’s Liens
  • Oil and Gas Leases
  • Land Title Disputes
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Wrongful Death
  • Security Agreements
  • Bank representation
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Water Rights
  • Hearings Before State Agencies
  • Occupational licenses
  • Corporations
  • Elder Law
  • Contracts
  • Condemnations
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Business Disputes
  • Protective Order
  • Railroad Injuries
  • Bill of Sale
  • Advertising Contracts
  • Servicemarks
  • Adoptions
  • Name Changes
  • Heirship Affidavits
  • Family Law issues
  • Life Insurance Claims
  • Healthcare Power of Attorney

Texas lawyers work in real estate, probate, bankruptcy and family law

Smith & Bratcher, P.C. is prepared to represent Texas clients in all cases involving real estateprobate, elder law, bankruptcy and family law. We try cases for our real estate clients in areas such as contested titles, foreclosures and eminent domain. We handle both sides of bankruptcy and advise individuals and families on issues including probate, elder law and family law.  We advocate for our clients in the following areas of practice:

  • Real estate
  • Wills and probate
  • Bankruptcy (both sides)

Call experienced Texas attorneys for a consultation.

If you need legal assistance to resolve a real estate issue, a looming bankruptcy or an elder care or family law problem, contact Smith & Bratcher, P.C. at 254-751-0044 or contact us online for an initial consultation. 

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

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