A significant aspect of our legal work involves planning to minimize estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes. Rackemann trusts and estates lawyers are experienced in the most effective and sophisticated tax-minimizing techniques for transferring property. Our group is well versed in providing holistic advice relating to all aspects of wealth transfer including retirement plans, life insurance, real estate, charitable gift planning, and business succession planning.

In addition to drafting core estate planning documents such as wills, revocable trusts, durable powers of attorney, health care proxies, we can also implement sophisticated trust structures if necessary to meet a client’s goals:

  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
  • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts
  • Generation-Skipping Trusts
  • Qualified Domestic Trusts
  • Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Private Foundations
  • Family Limited Partnerships