Trusts & Estates

Our trusts and estates department provides a full range of services to individual clients, including sophisticated tax and estate planning; administration of estates and trusts; drafting wills, trusts, business and marital agreements; and formation and administration of charitable entities.

We represent a broad range of individuals, including corporate executives, owners of closely held businesses, individuals with substantial inherited wealth and individuals with significant property interests abroad. We represent our clients, inter alia, in matters before the Internal Revenue Service, state tax authorities and New York Surrogate's Courts.

Attorneys Joan Murtagh Frankel
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Like many other prominent corporations, [Homestore] had been the subject of an SEC investigation. Unlike some others, the board and new management took immediate action to investigate and correct Homestore's transgressions. In Ashcroft's words, Homestore showed 'how it should be done.'

— Investigation News