Estate Planning & Probate
The lawyers of Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP who practice in the area of estate planning and probate are dedicated to serving clients in the management and transmission of wealth, the succession to the control of businesses, and other personal and family concerns. In this pursuit, Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP's personal services team provides advice on planning for the minimization of transfer and income taxes through partnerships, LLCs, trusts, installment sales, annuities, and other transfers.
The team counsels clients regarding the administration of estates, trusts, and guardianships, the processing of related gift, estate, and fiduciary income tax returns, and audits and disputes. It also assists clients in the representation of estates, trusts, guardians and their beneficiaries in relations and disputes among themselves and with third parties and tax authorities. In addition, the personal services team drafts wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care instruments, and other agreements and documents to implement plans. The team also assists clients in the planning and implementation of charitable contributions and enterprises, including the drafting and administration of charitable trusts and foundations.