In New York there are two types of guardians, a Guardian of the Person and a Guardian of the Property.
Wills, Trusts & Estates
Our practice ranges from routine wills to sophisticated estate and tax planning. A significant portion of our practice is devoted to the preparation of wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, and other estate-planning documents.
The firm’s attorneys have extensive experience in the administration of probate and trust estates, the preparation of required income, estate, gift, and inheritance tax returns, and the administration of guardianships.
An individual’s estate plan often calls for more than a traditional will or trust. Our attorneys seek to address the client’s long-term objectives and circumstances in structuring a tax-efficient estate plan. We routinely advise clients on the selection and implementation of planning tools such as revocable living trusts, life insurance trusts, irrevocable trusts, gifting programs, family limited partnerships, deferred compensation arrangements, gift and estate tax planning for retirement benefits, and charitable planning. We also advise and implement succession plans for the transition of families and closely held businesses.
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