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Select Estate & Trusts Provisions, Ways & Means Mark-Up dated 9/13/2021
A gift tax is imposed on certain lifetime transfers, and an estate tax is imposed on certain transfer at death. A generation-skipping transfer tax generally is imposed on transfers, either directly or in trust or similar arrangement, to a "skip person" (i.e., a beneficiary in a generation more than one generation younger than that of the transferor). Transfers subject to the generation-skipping transfer tax include direct skips, taxable terminations, and taxable distributions.
Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP, announces the addition of two attorneys to the firm in 2020, Mary Beth Beattie and Matthew Lambros
Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP, announces the addition of two attorneys to the firm in 2020.
Ask the Attorneys
Phil O’Donoghue, Charles Abell & Robert Grant were featured in the November/December 2019 issue of Bethesda Magazine.
The Digital Revolution Has Come for Wills: What the Maryland Practitioner Should Know
FD&A attorney, Cory Larkin, will discuss the rapid development of state laws authorizing electronic wills, remote witness attestation, and remote notarization on March 5 at the Bethesda Hyatt Hotel.
FD&A Named a 2019 "Best Law Firm"
Trusts & Estates Client Alert
The sweeping tax reform legislation passed by Congress and signed by President Trump on December 22, 2017 (commonly called The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, or the “Act”) made significant changes to the federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer (“GST”) tax laws. Further, Maryland and DC lawmakers have responded with adjustments to local estate tax laws, and more legislation is on its way.
FD&A Named a 2017 "Best Law Firm"
We Have Moved
We are pleased to announce the relocation of our office to downtown Bethesda. We hope that you will visit us soon.
Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys
Bisnow names estate planning attorney Rachel Burke to it’s “Top 40 Under 40” list of distinguished Washington-area attorneys.
2015 Lawyer of the Year for Trusts & Estates
Best Lawyers in America names Philip L. O’Donoghue as a 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” for Washington, D.C., in the field of trusts and estates.
FD&A Partner Elected as a Fellow
Robert Grant is recognized by the Maryland Bar Foundation for his professional and civic leadership.
Maryland Law Developments
Will Powers: Meet The Top 22 Estate Lawyers in the Area
LegalTimes profiles Philip O’Donoghue as one of the D.C. area’s top trusts and estates lawyers.