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Cohabitation

Many situations exist where people are living together without the […]
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Business Consulting

Smith & Shapiro also provides management consulting services in which […]
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Succession Planning

Succession planning is a preemptive process for businesses to recruit and develop employees to fulfill key leadership roles within the business.
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Contested Will

A Trust or Will is said to be “contested” or […]
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Multi-State and International Tax Planning

When taxes on a corporation are paid in one jurisdiction, very often part or all of that tax paid may be taken as a deduction, in other words, reduce taxes that may be due in another jurisdiction.
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Trust Administration

When a Trustor dies, the Trustee has certain administrative duties to complete. Even with specific direction from a Will or Trust, the Trustee may need guidance or additional help administering the duties of the Trust.
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Offshore Trusts

Trusts created by or for the benefit of U.S. citizens or resident aliens in a jurisdiction other than the United States are called Offshore Trusts. These trusts are similar in most respects to Onshore (U.S.) trusts, but have provisions that […]
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Tax Planning

The primary goal of tax planning is to strategically arrange the affairs of a business or other asset owner in such as way as to reduce or eliminate a tax liability. Tax liabilities are debts owed to a government of […]
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Special Needs Trusts

A Special Needs Trust (SNT) is also called a Supplemental […]
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