Cary Wigington


Cary Wigington represents clients in the following practice areas:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Business Representation and Formation of Entities
  • Commercial Real Estate

With over thirty-five years of experience, Cary has been involved in multiple practice areas. Early in his career, there was considerable involvement in construction, municipal, oil and gas, and business litigation. After working in Dallas for about ten years, Cary moved his practice to Lewisville in 1986. The practice relocated to its current location in Flower Mound in 2000. Located a few minutes north of the DFW airport, the firm serves much of the Metroplex and clients from around the State of Texas

For the past twenty years, Cary has placed an emphasis on estate planning and ongoing business representation.  Cary has enjoyed working with thousands of families during his estate planning career.  Cary particularly enjoys working with new business owners and with owners of long existing businesses who are interested in properly structuring their personal and business assets. 

As the founder of Wigington & Dankesreiter, L.L.P., Cary has recruited and helped build a dynamic firm with an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Cary has helped the firm become heavily involved in representing individuals in their business endeavors. Wigington & Dankesreiter, L.L.P. offers large firm expertise with small firm personal service.

Typical representation includes personal and business estate planning, related entity and real estate practice, and probate and trust administration matters.

Bar Admission

Cary was admitted to practice law in Texas in 1979, and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, United States Court of Appeals Fifth DistrictUnited States Tax Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Education

Cary received a Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1978 and a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1975.

Personal

Cary is a native of Dallas, and is married with children and grandchildren.  He has always been active in charitable and service organizations.  Past and present participation include the Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts of America, Christian Community Action, Pediplace, and Rotary International.  Although Cary has served in a number of leadership positions, he is more interested in hands on involvement and has participated in a number of volunteer construction projects domestically and outside of the U.S. 

Although no longer flying, Cary holds an Airline Transport Pilot rating, numerous instructor ratings, and has flown most of the United States and the Caribbean for pleasure or while working as a commercial pilot.  Like many pilots, Cary is an avid do it yourselfer.  Aside from participation in community projects, the most recent project was a five year home remodeling project.