We Bring Order To

Financial Chaos

Customized And Creative Estate Planning

Whether you want to pass your wealth on to family members, charitable concerns or both, at Stuart B. Ratner, P.C., we understand that planning for those you care about after you are gone is a very personal, and at times, emotional endeavor.

Our attorneys facilitate complete estate planning by partnering with you, drafting individualized wills and trusts, so you have an estate plan tailored to your unique personal needs while minimizing income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes.

We can also create plans to address asset protection, business succession, charitable giving, noncitizen spouse planning and caring for disabled family members. Our firm works closely with our clients’ financial planners and trust officers to ensure a coordinated approach to our clients’ goals.

Detailed And Efficient Probate

Probate requires attention to detail. We pay attention to detail and process probate matters efficiently. Probate is the venue of choice for family disputes, which we resolve with creative and unique solutions designed to foster family unity.

Get Started By Learning About Your Options

In your consultation with us, we can show you the range of planning options that best apply to your unique situation and goals. Get in touch with Stuart B. Ratner, P.C., by phone at 203-323-4900 or online message.

Practice Areas

Estate Planning / Gift Tax Planning

  • Estate planning, including wills, revocable “living” trusts, insurance trusts, irrevocable trusts, and defective grantor trusts
  • Gift and gift tax planning 
  • Estate and gift tax valuation disputes
  • Asset protection planning
  • Strategies to control transferred wealth, protect assets, and reduce gift and estate taxes
  • Innocent and injured spouse claims