Estate Planning And Litigation For Families And Businesses

Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC’s trusts and estates attorneys advise clients on all aspects of estate planning to accomplish their goals while minimizing taxes and addressing other considerations. Our team of highly trained paralegals and estate law specialists have been providing sophisticated and specialized service to our clients for over 25 years.

Led by Brian R. Price, Esq. chairman of our trusts and estates group, our lawyers have experience litigating contested probate and trust matters, including guardianships, will contests, fiduciary claims and other forms of Orphans’ Court litigation.

A Broad Range Of Trusts And Estates Services

We offer a broad range of services, including estate and multigenerational planning, business succession planning, document preparation, and estate and trust administration.

Our areas of practice include the following:

  • Adjudication of accountings before the Orphans’ Court
  • Asset protection
  • Beneficiary designations
  • Charitable gift transfers and planning
  • Durable financial powers of attorney
  • Dynasty trusts
  • Estate and trust administration
  • Estate and trust litigation
  • Family limited partnerships (FLP) and limited liability companies (LLC)
  • Federal estate and state inheritance tax return preparation
  • Federal gift tax return preparation
  • Generation skipping transfer tax planning
  • Guardianships
  • Health care powers of attorney and advance directives (“living wills”)
  • Intentionally defective grantor trusts
  • Irrevocable trusts
  • Lifetime transfers
  • Post-mortem tax planning
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Preparation of fiduciary accountings
  • Private foundations
  • Probate
  • Qualified personal residence trusts
  • Retirement benefit planning
  • Revocable (living) trusts
  • Simple and complex estate planning
  • Special needs trusts
  • Transfer of assets at death
  • Wills

Practice Leaders

Mary Jo Baum
Wilbur D. Dahlgren
Michael B. Dubin
Phyllis Horn Epstein
Alissa B. Gorman
Howard N. Greenberg
Brian R. Price
Jocelin A. Price
William J. Stein