Wills, Trusts, and Estates

The following attorneys practice in the Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group:

Estate Planning Richmond


The Firm has a large estate planning practice which includes everything from the preparation of basic wills and trusts to the preparation of complex, tax-motivated estate plans for high net worth individuals and their families.

The Firm recognizes that every person’s and every family’s situation is unique, so we take care to develop a personalized estate plan for each client. Our estate and trust administration services include advice regarding after-death income and estate tax planning, disclaimer planning, valuation discount planning and the preparation and filing of federal and state estate tax and income tax returns.

Estate planning techniques the Firm may utilize include:

  • Living Trusts
  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
  • Crummey Trusts
  • Generation Skipping Trusts
  • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Family Limited Liability Companies
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Private Foundations

Through the use of state-of-the-art computer software, the Firm administers over 100 estates, trusts, charitable remainder trusts and private foundations.

The Firm also handles IRS audits of federal estate tax returns.