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Areas of practice
Estate Planning:
-   Wills
-   Trusts: Insurance Trusts (ILITs), Revocable (Living) Trusts,and 
    Asset Protection Trusts
-   Advance Directives (Powers of Attorney and Health Care
    Directives) 
-   Irrevocable Trusts
-   Asset Protection Planning
-   Family Business Planning and Multi-Generational Planning
-   Business and Succession Planning
-   Beneficiary Designations
-   Gifting Programs
-   Charitable Planning
-   Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
-   Family Limited Partnerships (FLPs) & FLLCs
-   Related Real Estate matters

Elder Law:
-  Medicaid Planning
-  VA Planning
-  Special & Supplemental Needs Trusts (SNTs), Qualified Income 
   Trusts (QITs) & Miller Trusts
-  Incapacity Planning
-  Conservatorships
-  Guardianships
-  Long-term Care Planning
-  Related Real Estate matters

Estate & Trust Administration/Probate:
-  Decedents’ Estates
-  Fiduciary Law
-  Administration of, Funding of , Distributions from, and Taxation of 
   Estates and Trusts 

Business Law & Agreements:
-  Formation and Maintenance of Corporations, LLCs, Limited 
   Partnerships and Partnerships
-  Sole Proprietorships
-  Nonprofits
-  Tax-exempt/501(c)(3) Organizations & Charities
-  Joint Ventures
-  Start-ups & Family Businesses
-  Business Planning & Governance
-  Contracts, Leases, Buy-Sell Agreements, Business Acquisition        and Sale Agreements
-  Employee Handbooks
-  Deeds 
-  Licensing
-  Like-kind Exchanges
-  Non-Compete Agreements and Trade Secrets
-  Promissory Notes 
-  Reorganizations & Mergers

Employee Benefits:
-  Qualified Retirement Plans: 401(k), Profit-Sharing Plans, Defined 
   Benefit Pensions, Cross- Tested, etc.
-  Nonqualified, Executive Benefit Plans, Deferred Compensation  
-  QDROs
-  Cafeteria & Flex Plans
-  Health Savings Plans and Accounts
-  COBRA
-  ERISA
-  Welfare Benefit Plans
-  IRAs of all types
-  Fiduciary Duties, Investments, Prohibited Transactions, Loans, 
   Hardship, Early Retirement, Mergers, IRS, DOL, etc.
-  Compliance

Tax law matters:
-  Individual, Business, Tax-exempts
-  Tax Planning
-  Estate, Inheritance, Gift, Fiduciary Income Tax, and Generation-
   Skipping Taxes
-  Planned Giving
-  Wealth Planning
-  Foundations & Charities
-  Charitable Remainder & Lead Trusts