Pabian & Russell, one of the leading Boston Law Firms, has earned its reputation as one of Boston's premier estate planning firms. Our diverse client base includes individuals, families and business owners, all of whom are looking for a level of personalized attention not found at larger firms.
Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts & Estates
Our highly-skilled estate planning attorneys work closely with clients to understand their goals and concerns, and to develop and implement a plan that protects their family and assets, minimizes taxes, and preserves wealth for future generations.
Our expertise includes an understanding of the complex estate planning issues facing business owners and high-net worth families, and our team is well-equipped to provide guidance on all matters of estate planning, estate taxation, business succession planning and charitable giving.
Our collaborative approach also involves consultation with our clients' professional advisors, and routinely draws upon the expertise of Pabian & Russell's corporate and elder law practice groups. Our depth of experience enables us to employ sophisticated estate tax planning strategies that will help clients protect all that they have worked for.
At Pabian & Russell, a leading Boston law firm, we appreciate that clients with more modest estates deserve the same level of attention as those with greater wealth. Regardless of the size of your estate, Pabian & Russell brings the highest level of focus and care, and offers cost-effective solutions to protect and maximize the return on your estate.
Last Wills & Testaments
Pabian & Russell's attorneys help clients ensure that their assets will transfer according to their wishes. A carefully-drafted will helps families avoid family discord and costly disputes. It also allow clients to name a personal representative (formerly known as an executor) to manage the administration of their estate. Lastly, and most importantly, it is where clients will designate a guardian and conservator for minor children.
Our experienced attorneys work closely with clients to determine which types of trust, if any, will best protect their family and their assets. Below is a list of some of the most common types of trusts utilized by clients:
- Revocable Trusts
- Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
- Family Gifting Trusts
- Asset Protection Trusts
- Special Needs Trusts
- Medicaid Trusts
- Other Trusts for Advanced Planning
These important legal documents protect clients in the event they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves: