Trusts & Estates Law

Business Sucession Planning

Through the use of Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Gifting Strategies, our firm helps families safeguard their wealth for future generations, minimize estate taxes, and avoid the expense and nightmare of probate.

Federal Estate Tax

Both the estate tax and the generation-skipping transfer tax (on assets given to grandchildren) were repealed at the end of 2009. Both taxes are scheduled to return in 2011 at the unfavorable rates that applied 10 years earlier. The amount that is exempt from each of these taxes will then be $1 million, and the …

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Donating Your Organs

Family Disputes About Donating Organs. Donating organs and tissues is popular because of the great demand.  Medical technology has made transplanting organs and tissue safer, easier, and less expensive.  Common transplants include: LIVER HEART KIDNEY BONE MARROW TENDONS LUNGS SKIN Tissues, like corneas can be taken from almost anyone.  Some donated organs are used only …

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