Law Office of Henry B. Paup & Associates, P. C.

Aaron J. Shutt, Attorney at Law

Aaron J. Shutt has been an associate in our firm since 2008.  Having graduated magna cum laude from Texas Christian University in 2004, Aaron considers Fort Worth his adopted hometown, even though he grew up in Wichita, Kansas!  He was also a law clerk for our firm while he attended TCU.  In 2004, Aaron was accepted at the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University.

Since “rejoining” our firm as an attorney, Aaron is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, and the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association.  

Aaron is a member of the Eldon Mahon Inn of Court, an association of judges, lawyers, law professors, and law students in Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas.

Aaron’s practice areas are listed below, along with his numerous civic activities in Fort Worth and TCU.

Aaron and his wife, Colleen, (another TCU graduate) have a dog named Jett!  Aaron is happy to help you with your legal needs.

Practice Areas:

  •     Probate, Ancillary Probate, Probate Administration, Probate Taxation, Probate Litigation
  •     Guardianship and Conservatorship, Adult Guardianship, Elder Guardianship
  •     Advance Directives, Guardian Ad Litem
  •     Guardianship Administration
  •     Trusts and Estates, Contested Trusts and Estates, Decedents Estates, Estate Administration
  •     Fiduciary Litigation, Estate Litigation
  •     Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children, Estate Planning for the Disabled, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  •     Estate Settlements, Family Trusts, Family Wealth Transfer
  •     Living Trusts, Personal Planning, Powers of Attorney
  •     Pet Trusts, Special Needs Trusts
  •     Trust Administration, Trust Law, Trust Litigation, Trust Planning
  •     Retirement Planning, Wealth Preservation
  •     Estate and Gift Taxation, Federal Estate and Gift Taxation, Unclaimed Property
  •     Fiduciary Income Tax, Generation Skipping Tax, Like Kind Exchanges
  •     Tax Audits, Tax Planning, Tax Valuation, Trusts and Estates Taxation, Transfer Tax
  •     Corporate Law, Closely Held Corporations, Corporate Dissolutions, Corporate Income Tax
  •     Corporate Planning, Corporate Partnerships, Corporate Organization, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Tax Planning
  •     Family Corporations, Incorporation, Professional Corporations, S Corporations, Small Business Corporations

Public Involvement:



  •     Texas Christian University-
Alumni Student Recruitment Council- Member


  •     Guardianship Services, Inc.-
Marketing and Development Committee- Member


  •     Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth-
Harris Health Exchange- Member


  •     Botanical Research Institute of Texas-
Lead by Nature Young Professionals Group- Member


  •     Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth-
Modern Contemporaries- Member


  •     Kimbell Art Museum-
Cosmopolitan Group- Member