Estate planning in an environment in which property values and tax laws are rapidly changing requires attorneys that possess specific training and significant experience. Our clients include professionals, government officials and business owners engaged in numerous fields, including agriculture, manufacturing, real estate development and construction.

The services provided by our attorneys include:

  • Planning for the minimization of federal and state (depending upon jurisdiction) estate and inheritance taxes, including generation skipping transfer taxes
  • Assisting clients with transfers of business interests to succeeding generations
  • Planning for the avoidance of probate administration
  • Planning for protection of assets from creditors
  • Preparation of Wills, Revocable Living Trust declarations, and related documents
  • Preparation of irrevocable trusts including Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Irrevocable Defective Grantor Trusts, Grantor Retained Annuity trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts and Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Funding of trusts, including transfers of real property, personal property and intellectual property
  • Preparation of Powers of Attorney
  • Preparation of Advance Health Care Directives