Wills, Estate Planning and Trusts

The Estate Planning practice at Rudman Winchell has represented individuals, families and businesses throughout Maine for nearly 100 years. Our estate planning attorneys provide comprehensive service focusing on each client’s individual priorities, objectives, and goals. Our services range from simple to complex estate planning. We provide legal expertise in the areas of wills and trusts, state and federal tax planning, as well as lifetime and testamentary trust planning. Rudman Winchell estate planning attorneys also have extensive experience in related practices such as estate and trust administration, probate litigation, and elder law.

For generations we have advised our clients regarding charitable gift planning, family business succession planning, and special family concerns including guardianships and special needs trusts. Our estate planning attorneys work with other Rudman Winchell lawyers and with our clients' professional advisors to meet our clients' business, financial, and personal planning goals.

Representative Services

  • Wills
  • Powers of attorney
  • Advance health care directives
  • Trusts
  • Estate and gift tax planning
  • Retirement benefits planning
  • Life insurance planning
  • Business succession planning
  • Family partnerships and limited liability companies
  • Gifts to minors
  • Charitable giving
  • Trust and estate administration and litigation
  • Litigation
  • Probate services