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Delaware Private Wealth Law
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Provided by Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Morris Nichols has had an active practice in the areas of trusts, estate planning, estate administration, tax and non-profits and fiduciary litigation for over 50 years. Our Trusts, Estates & Tax Group has a national reputation representing settlors, beneficiaries, attorneys, banks and trust companies in the specialized area of Delaware trust law. We regularly work as Delaware trust counsel with attorneys at Am Law 200 firms around the world and many of the largest financial institutions who have Delaware trust offices, advising through the process of creating Delaware trusts, migrating trusts to Delaware, and modifying, administering and terminating trusts. Our attorneys routinely work with clients on matters involving petitioning the Delaware Court of Chancery, decanting, trust mergers, legal opinions, releases, and all areas of trust administration.

We also have a strong Delaware estate planning and estate administration practice. We work with our Delaware clients to help them to implement their estate planning goals ranging from straight-forward to very complex. We have many years of experience implementing tax and wealth transfer strategies for our clients. Likewise, we work with the personal representatives of Delaware estates, helping them navigate the Delaware probate process and related tax and administrative issues.

Learn more at http://www.mnat.com/practices/trusts-estates-tax/.

Chambers Review

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Morris Nichols handles trust and estate administration and estate planning matters for wealthy individuals. They also offer fiduciary litigation services. "It is an excellent firm," states a source, adding: "It is the go-to Delaware firm on private wealth issues."

A source remarks: "They are very knowledgeable in the relevant areas of law and are very competent in handling litigation matters." They continue: "They provide great quality of service and their fees are well justified."

Notable practitioners

Todd Flubacher "is one of the best lawyers I have ever had the pleasure of working with," says a source, who continues: "He is an undisputed expert in fiduciary litigation, high net worth wealth planning, and all other matters regarding Delaware trusts and estates." "Todd is arguably the best lawyer in Delaware," remarks another commentator, adding: "He is hard-working, steady and does not get flustered." A third source says: "He articulates concerns clearly and guides us to the correct conclusion in difficult situations."

Zachary Haupt "is an exceptional attorney with an extensive understanding of complex legal matters," remarks a commentator. Another source comments: "I have recently worked with Zachary and he is top-notch in terms of client service and responsiveness. Even though he may be the more junior member of the team, he is talented and well poised to deal with any complex situation. His future looks very bright."

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