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What to Do When a Client Dies

The process of estate and trust administration after a CPA client’s death can vary in complexity, depending on each situation’s facts and circumstances.

Natalie Perry presented at a Northwest Suburban Estate Planning Council Meeting

Northwest Estate Planning Council

Harrison LLP Partner Natalie Perry presented at at breakfast meeting for the Northwest Suburban Estate Planning Council on September 19, 2023. The session, “Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later” discussed the pros and cons of relying on pay-on-death beneficiary designations and the impact on creditors of asset dispositions using POD accounts as well as […]

Natalie Perry presented at the 2023 AICPA Engage Conference

Harrison LLP Partner Natalie Perry presented at the AICPA Engage Conference on June 5, 7 and 8, 2023. 6/5/2023: Valuation issues in Estate Planning This session addressed various valuation issues practitioners should be aware of when advising clients on estate planning matters. The discussion included a review of basic valuation principles as well as recent […]

Harrison & Held Attorneys to Present at IICLE’s 66th Annual Estate Planning Short Course

We are thrilled to announce that six Harrison & Held Attorneys will be participating in the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE)’s 66th Annual Estate Planning Short Course. This highly anticipated event will take place on Monday, May 22, and Tuesday, May 23, 2023. Our attorneys have prepared an engaging lineup of presentations that […]

Philanthropy & The Great Wealth Transfer: Savvy Planning Strategies

Harrison & Held Partner Natalie Perry presents at the Estate Planning and Probate Law Section PRMCLE Program on August 25, 2022. Since the onset of the pandemic, philanthropy has taken on a significant role in helping our nation and communities address their most pressing challenges. With the aging of the baby-boomer generation, an unprecedented transfer […]

Harrison & Held Attorneys To Present At IICLE’s 65th Annual Estate Planning Short Course

Five Harrison & Held Attorneys will be presenting in IICLE’s 65th Annual Estate Planning Short Course. This annual program is the pinnacle of estate planning education for Illinois attorneys. Offering more than 18 hours of in-depth education on issues of relevance and importance to attorneys across the state. Harrison & Held attorneys, Natalie Perry, Shawn McCullough, Sarah […]

Louis S. Harrison Quoted In U.S. Tax Court Case Smaldino V. Commissioner

By: Lou Harrison and Natalie Perry In the recent U.S. Tax Court Smaldino v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2021-127, November 10, 2021, Mr. Smaldino and his wife each made gifts of discounted interests in a family limited liability company.  This type of estate planning is very common and often recommended to clients.  When done properly, it can be quite effective in shifting assets, […]

Harrison & Held Welcomes Seven Attorneys

Harrison & Held, LLP, is pleased to announce that seven new attorneys have joined our team of skilled attorneys. With the addition of these attorneys, our boutique law firm will be able to take on more matters in an array of practice areas. Joining our expert lineup includes attorneys Michael J. Bland, Edward G. Quinlisk, Elizabeth Garlovsky, Jennifer J. […]