A personalized touch distinguishes Kenneth Hand’s approach to serving clients from others in his field. Through his wealth planning practice, Kenneth works with clients to develop personalized estate plans that pass estates to families in ways that minimize exposure to estate and gift taxes. To achieve wealth planning goals, Kenneth prepares numerous estate planning documents such as wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable insurance trusts, gift trusts for minors, qualified personal residence trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, and family limited partnerships. He also has considerable experience in charitable planning, including the creation of charitable lead trusts, charitable remainder trusts, and private foundations.
Kenneth has developed succession plans for numerous owners of family businesses. In each situation, he creates a unique plan that is coordinated with the rest of personal estate plans and passes ownership and control of the businesses to chosen individuals.
Correspondingly, Kenneth designs and drafts documents necessary to implement business succession plans, such as shareholder agreements and stock redemption agreements and various types of special trusts to control the ownership and voting rights in closely held businesses.