Trust and Estate Taxation

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston attorneys have the knowledge and experience to guide you through the complex, and ever changing, area of estate and trust law. Congress has enacted sweeping changes to the federal estate tax. What the future holds is unsure. You can rest assured, however, that WTP attorneys will keep you well informed concerning the applicable law, and the best ways to take advantage of the changes, at each step along the way. Of course, there is more involved in estate planning than just the estate tax. Our attorneys can make sure that your assets pass to the next generation in the most efficient and cost effective manner. And if you are involved in the administration of the estate of someone who has died, WTP attorneys can guide you through the misunderstood, but often relatively uncomplicated, probate process.

U.S. News Awards Top-Tier Rankings to 46 Whiteford Practices, Including 18 Nationally

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that U.S. News and World Report - Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” has awarded the firm exemplary rankings for 2019.  Eighteen of the firm’s practices are ranked at the national level, including two practices with national Tier 1 rankings:  Litigation and Bankruptcy.  At the state level, an additional forty-six practices have been ranked in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and VA.