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


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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Friday, Oct 19th, 2018
Hurricane Michael Update


Our Destin and Santa Rosa Beach offices along with all of our Alabama offices, are open and able to help any clients in need. We now have phone service restored in our Destin office. The new main number to reach the Destin office is 850.460.3500.

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Wednesday, Aug 15th, 2018
Congratulations to our Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2019


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce that 34 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.

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Wednesday, Aug 15th, 2018
Three Attorneys Selected as "Lawyer of the Year"


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce three members of the firm have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas for 2019 by Best Lawyers®.

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Wednesday, Aug 1st, 2018
Hand Arendall Recognized in Chambers USA


The Firm was recognized as a top firm in Banking & Finance and Labor & Employment. Also, Preston Bolt, Ginger Gaddy and Nick Greenwood, Neil Johnston and Mark Waggoner were all recognized by the publication as top attorneys in their field.

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