Olympic National Park Queets Rainforest Photo by Gerald B. Treacy, Jr.

Estate Planning

Treacy Law Firm, PLLC serves individuals and families in planning to achieve their goals and to help minimize or eliminate estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes, as well as court costs and other administrative expenses and charges. The estate planning process is de-mystified in plain English for our clients.

The wide variety of estate planning tools the firm crafts for its clients include the following:

  • Wills
  • Living Trusts (Revocable Probate-Avoidance Trusts)
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Burial and Cremation Instructions
  • Living Wills (Directives to Physicians)
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Lifetime Gifting Programs
  • Life Insurance Trusts (ILITs)
  • Marital Deduction Trusts (QTIP Trusts)
  • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts (QPRTs)
  • Generation-Skipping Transfer Trusts (GST Trusts)
  • Qualified Domestic Trusts (QDOTs)
  • Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs)
  • Family Limited Partnerships (FLPs)
  • Family Limited Liability Companies (FLLCs)
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Community Property Agreements
  • Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts (IDGTs)
  • Self-Cancelling Installment Notes (SCINs)
  • Private Annuities
  • Other estate planning tools and instruments.

Mr. Treacy has written and lectured extensively on these and related topics over a career spanning over 30 years. He has presented a three-part televised series on estate planning, “Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way,” for the PBS affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska. Mr. Treacy is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and is listed in Who’s Who in America.