Estate planning can be complicated and emotional. It is an area which demands intense creativity and innovation. Proden & O'Brien offers practical solutions to these complex challenges of wealth preservation. We develop sophisticated plans to transfer assets from generation to generation, always bringing into focus the elimination or reduction of gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes. Working closely with clients and their families, our approach is highly personal, educational and structured. Our skill is in designing, explaining and implementing the appropriate estate planning vehicles to meet the client's objectives.
The attorneys at Proden & O'Brien also provide a full range of trust and estate administration and settlement services to its clients including probate administration, probate and fiduciary accountings, estate tax returns, and gift and generation skipping tax returns.
Our attorneys are often called upon to counsel clients in the preservation of assets as a result of a family member’s aging or disability. As such we have significant experience in specialized planning situations for the elderly and disabled in areas such as guardianships, conservatorships, Medicaid planning, durable powers of attorney, and living wills.