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Estates, Trusts + Probate

Buckley King's estate and asset protection plans are structured to allow for future contingencies and changed circumstances.

Clients look to Buckley King for insightful, practical and understandable methods to achieve their estate planning and business succession objectives.  Drawing upon our years of experience at all levels of estate, trust and probate matters, we provide up-front assessments ranging from fiduciary and guardianship litigation to estate tax audits, taking the most direct and efficient route to attain the goals of our clients.

Our strategies contemplate unforeseen possibilities and the opportunity to assess options in protecting, strengthening and transferring assets to the next generation. We devise plans to allow for future contingencies and changed circumstances, trustee designations and distributive provisions that match the intent of the grantor, and aim to avoid gift and estate taxes, as well as unwanted publicity.

Our attorneys provide counsel to owners of closely-held businesses and real estate on the balance between lifetime tax-advantaged transfers of assets versus retaining decision-making authority.

presenting an interdisciplinary team

Having experienced attorneys in multiple disciplines allows us to combine our real property, family law and estate planning expertise to effectuate unique and tailored asset protection strategies.