• Marital property planning, including the preparation of pre-nuptial agreements
  • Estate and gift planning, including the preparation of wills and trusts and other, related documents that help reduce estate, gift, and other transfer taxes
  • Lifetime planning, including the preparation of powers of attorney and directives to physicians (living wills)
  • Representation in guardianship matters, including as court-appointed guardian ad litem and attorney ad litem
  • Representation of executors and administrators in the administration of decedents’ estates, including the probate of wills, will contests, and the preparation of federal estate tax returns
  • Representation of estate and trust beneficiaries
  • Representation of trustees in connection with the administration of trusts, including the interpretation and construction of trust provisions, the appointment or removal of trustees, trust accountings, and trust-related litigation
  • Client counseling regarding the formation, operation and transfer of family business ventures, including
  • Formation, recognition, and representation of non-profit and charitable organizations