As a tax attorney, many clients contact Attorney Raymond J. Muratori so they can minimize their federal and state estate and inheritance taxes. In addition, numerous clients come to him who are not concerned about taxes, because they just want to be sure their property is transferred to the people they intend to inherit from them. Old Saybrook estate planning lawyer Raymond J. Muratori is experienced in assisting both types of clients.
Certainly those with medium to large estates are aware of the potential taxes they face and want guidance on minimizing taxes. An additional complication is that estate taxes are in flux because of constantly changing legislation. Many clients who had a tax based estate plan in the past contact him to update those plans to accommodate different levels of estate taxes that may get enacted. Attorney Muratori’s planning also involves federal and state gift tax laws.
Traditional estate planning without the concern for any tax impact not only concentrates on complying with your wishes regarding the proper transfer of assets to heirs, but also in minimizing probate costs. Attorney Muratori provides his clients with different alternatives to make these transfers, such as by use of differing legal title to property and transferring assets during a lifetime. Probate administration is a natural complement to Attorney Muratori’s background, and he smoothly guides his clients through probating an estate.
There are many uses for living trusts. Potential benefits include savings of probate costs, estate taxes and the advantage of transferring your estate to your heirs more quickly upon your death. Attorney Muratori can provide you with a consultation that can explain these benefits.
With over 25 years of experience, you can be assured that any matter entrusted to Old Saybrook estate planning lawyer Raymond J. Muratori will receive his personal attention and his thorough legal and tax analysis. To speak with Attorney Muratori and learn more, please call us at 860-388-3599 or fill out the online contact form.