PRACTICE AREAS

Tax, Trust and Estate Planning


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Lawyers in Hand Arendall's Tax, Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group handle various federal, state, and local tax matters, including those involving corporate and individual income, estate, gift, excise, sales, gross receipts, and ad valorem taxes.

More specifically, they regularly assist clients with:


  • Contesting claims by the government for additional taxes and in planning purchases, sales, and mergers of businesses in order to minimize taxes.
  • Minimizing their estate taxes by a number of means, including securing valuation discounts and creating family limited partnerships and family limited liability companies.
  • Estate planning for estates of all sizes and levels of complexity.
  • Handling general probate matters, including estate administration, will contests, prenuptial agreements, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and employee benefit trusts.
  • Conservatorships, guardianships, and trustee duties.
  • Elder Law planning including Medicaid planning and applications, and powers of attorneys.


They have also formed and now represent a number of private and public tax-exempt foundations.

For more information regarding the Tax, Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group, contact Practice Group Leader Ginger P. Gaddy or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.



Firm News


Tuesday, Sep 17th, 2019
Congratulations to Member Henry Morrissette


Henry has been appointed to a two year term as Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) In-House and Law Firm Management Committee.

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Wednesday, Sep 4th, 2019
Congratulations to Melvin Evans


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce Melvin Evans, Technology Director for the Firm, has been appointed to the Commission on Artificial Intelligence and Associated Technologies by Governor Kay Ivey. He is one of the 10 appointed members of the 18-member commission.

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Thursday, Aug 15th, 2019
Congratulations to our Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce that 36 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.

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Thursday, Aug 1st, 2019
Congratulations to Chambers USA 2019 Ranked Attorneys


The Chambers USA 2019 rankings have been released. Congratulations to Members Preston Bolt, Ginger Gaddy, Nick Greenwood, Neil Johnston, Mark Waggoner and Caine O'Rear. All were ranked in the publication.

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Monday, Jun 24th, 2019
Alabama Equal Pay Act, signed by Governor Ivey on June 11


The new law creates a state law cause of action for pay discrimination on the basis of sex or race, with exceptions for reasons such as seniority and production.

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