Customized Estate Planning for a Sophisticated Clientele
For families with substantial assets, particularly those with a family business, the estate planning process offers many options to benefit the family today and in the future.
Minimizing taxes, funding a child's education, leaving a charitable legacy, protecting the future of a business: these and other goals can be accomplished through estate planning.
At the Gierach Law Firm, we offer sophisticated estate planning for clients with high-asset estates in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Contact our Naperville law office to schedule a consultation. Learn more about how we can help you reach your particular goals with wills, trusts, advanced directives and tax planning.
Experienced Illinois Wills and Trusts Lawyer
Estate planning attorney Denice Gierach has more than 30 years of experience preparing estate plans for clients with high-asset estates, as well as handling probate and estate administration for complex estates. With a CPA in addition to a law degree, Ms. Gierach ensures that current and future tax implications are factored into any estate planning strategy she recommends to a client.
Comprehensive Estate and Tax Planning
An estate plan begins with a consultative process to ensure we understand all of your goals and to educate you regarding the pros and cons of various estate planning tools. A customized estate plan package will protect your assets, minimize taxes today and estate taxes tomorrow, and may allow your heirs to avoid probate.
Your estate plan may include one or more of the following:
- A will or pour-over will
- Trusts for asset preservation, for charitable giving, for education, or for Medicaid planning
- Advanced directives in the form of a living will or a durable power of attorney
- Life insurance planning (which may include an irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT))
- Family business succession planning
- Gifting strategies, such as gift annuities, charitable contributions or legacy planning
Every family's situation is different. At the Gierach Law Firm, we tailor each estate plan we create to the unique needs and goals of our clients. See a few examples of estate plans for the purposes of advanced tax planning.
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Contact an Illinois Estate Planning Lawyer
For sound legal advice from a skilled estate planning attorney, contact the Gierach Law Firm.
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