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Crafting estate plans to preserve your assets and your legacy
Our Services

Wills & Trusts

MacDonald Illig's Trusts and Estates Group provides sophisticated estate planning and drafting services for all sizes, types, and complexities of estates.  We carefully consider our clients' goals and family situations in light of numerous factors, including: 1) income, estate, gift, generation-skipping transfer, and other tax consequences; 2) charitable intentions; 3) life insurance; 4) retirement and employee benefits developments; 5) property tax implications; and 6) the potential need for long-term nursing or custodial care.  We are adept at developing a personalized plan for each client using documents such as wills, revocable trusts, and irrevocable trusts.

Related Services

In addition to drafting core estate planning documents such as wills, revocable trusts, durable powers of attorney, and health care directives, we can also implement sophisticated trust structures if necessary to meet our clients' goals including:

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

To enhance the provisions of our comprehensive estates and trusts-related tax services, many of our attorneys are members of or work in collaboration with our Tax Group attorneys.