— Securing the Future for Your Loved Ones —
With an Emphasis on the Estate Planning
Needs of Authors & Artists
Update: The new American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) creates key changes to be aware of. View a slideshow for information on these changes.
Whether you need a simple will or a sophisticated estate plan, I will make the process comfortable, efficient, and affordable. As your estate planning attorney, I can help you to provide lifetime care for yourself and your loved ones, to use wills and trusts to control who will receive your property, to plan for your business or retirement assets, and to support your favorite charities. An IRA Inheritance Trust®, for example, can stretch the benefits of tax deferral while protecting your beneficiary's inheritance from creditors.
For Authors & Artists
I help authors and artists to secure the future of their work. My legal services cover an artist's or author's rights, reputation, market, and legacy. Purposeful planning makes sure the right people have legal authority and guidance in order to manage the unique aspects of creative work and protect it's integrity beyond your lifetime. We offer a unique approach to estate planning services for authors and artists who are concerned about who will ultimately own, value, and control their work, as well as the influence of their artistic legacy.
As a mediator, I can help you to prevent conflict and promote family harmony with planning that is both tax smart and consistent with your values. If you are already in the middle of a dispute involving an inheritance, estate, or trust, I can help resolve it without the time and expense of litigation. My approaches to conflict include facilitating negotiations as well as supporting conversations to transform interpersonal conflict interaction.
Wills, Trusts & Estates • Estate Plans for Parents & Partners • Estate Plans for Authors & Artists • Estate & Probate Mediation • Charitable Gift Planning • IRA Beneficiary Trusts
Estate Settlement & Administration
My clients are New Yorkers who need wills or trusts, want to make lifetime gifts, and protect their assets. They are parents, partners, spouses, business owners and practicing professionals, board members, donors, authors and artists. They are also executors, trustees, and guardians needing legal representation in fulfilling their fiduciary duties. Every client plays many roles throughout their personal and professional lives. As estate planning counsel, I work with each client to personally complete their vision of how they want to provide for their loved ones and the legacy they want to create.
I approach every client's plan with patience, attention, knowledge, and experience. Appointments are available in Manhattan and on Long Island. Register online, email me, or call me to learn how I can help you reach your estate planning goals: email@example.com, 1 (646) 261-1200.
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