Our practice focuses in two primary, overlapping areas: business law
and estate planning.
Our business law practice involves providing legal services
in a broad range of matters, including organizing business entities,
such as limited liability companies, partnerships, corporations and
nonprofit organizations; negotiating and documenting real estate lease,
option or purchase transactions; structuring and documenting transactions
involving the financing or purchase and sale of businesses; and structuring
buy-sell agreements between the holders of closely-held businesses.
Our estate planning practice involves providing legal
services in a planning context and in after-death situations.
Our planning services focus on estate and income tax
minimization, asset protection, prenuptial agreements, divorce tax planning,
wealth transfer techniques and the transition of family-owned businesses.
We prepare the wills, trusts and other documents needed to implement
comprehensive estate plans for our clients. We also assist in planning for
distributions of individual retirement accounts and other
retirement benefits. Our post-mortem services include probate
and trust administration, counseling fiduciaries and beneficiaries,
preparation of estate tax returns and assisting clients with federal