Simonds, Winslow, Willis & Abbott
A Professional Association and Not a Partnership†
33 Broad Street, Suite 600
Boston, Massachusetts 02109

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Our lawyers advise individuals and families, privately-held businesses and family charitable trusts and foundations in the establishment and administration of trusts, estates and related tax matters. We additionally represent clients in will contests and other types of probate litigation. We work with our clients to optimize their ownership and disposition of assets and to minimize estate tax obligations. Our services in these areas consist of:

  • Estate Planning, including:
    • Basic wills, powers of attorney and health care proxies
    • Revocable and irrevocable trusts to minimize transfer taxes and provide for management of family wealth, including family real estate holdings
    • Charitable trusts, personal residence trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, family limited partnerships and other tax efficient planning arrangements

  • Will & Trust Administration, including post-death elections and disclaimers

  • Fiduciary Services, as managing executor and trustee, or as counsel to family or corporate fiduciaries

  • Family Business Succession Planning

  • Charitable and Planned Giving

  • Guardianships, will contests and other litigation in the Probate Courts

  • Settlement of estate and gift tax audits

Click on a practice area for a detailed description of our services.


†Each attorney or practice group within this office is an independent practitioner or practice group which is not responsible for the practice or liability of any other attorney or practice group within the office.

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