If your estate is large enough to trigger federal or state inheritance or estate taxes, O'Connell & Crispin Ackal, PLLC can help you reduce your exposure through prudent planning, including business succession strategies and wealth transfers to your heirs. From our Palm Beach office, we assist clients by structuring business transactions, planning their charitable giving, and advising on tax matters. Our attorneys aim to minimize the impact of gift taxes, estate taxes and generation-skipping transfer taxes on heirs. Through the strategic use of income- and asset-transfer devices, we work to help you take full advantage of all applicable tax credits, deductions, exemptions and elections. Serving clients and their families in Florida, we give careful thought and attention to each individual estate.
You should never make a decision about structuring or transferring assets without understanding the tax consequences involved. We provide tax advice to individuals, executors, trustees and businesses on a wide range of issues. O'Connell & Crispin Ackal, PLLC counsels clients on matters related to:
Understanding the tax consequences of the financial decisions you make, especially those involving bequests and gifts, can help you to preserve your wealth so you can pass it on to the people and charities of your choosing. It is also important that those who will be the recipients of assets are educated and ready to take on new roles and responsibilities as the family dynamic shifts. O'Connell & Crispin Ackal, PLLC offers sound counsel to estate owners and inheritors.
When it comes to transferring assets, we offer personalized advice based on your unique situation. Some of our clients want to ensure they can pass along their businesses to children and avoid personal liability. Others have large estates or considerable wealth they want to share in a way that avoids estate and wealth taxes. At O'Connell & Crispin Ackal, PLLC, we take the time to learn about your wishes for the future and strive to meet your needs. We can help with various wealth transfer options, which may include:
Legal advice on transferring your assets can help ensure your wealth is distributed according to your wishes. Our lawyers work to resolve your estate and wealth transfer issues so that you can feel secure with the legacy you leave behind.