Laura Melia is a Principal estates and trusts practitioner with over 30 years of experience. She works with clients of all ages, net worth and backgrounds to devise comprehensive estate and business plans that provide peace of mind. Her experience enables her to analyze situations and tailor solutions to meet specific goals such as minimization of taxes, protection of beneficiaries, avoidance of probate, charitable giving and planning for disability. To help individuals and families achieve their planning goals, Laura prepares a variety of estate and tax planning vehicles including wills, revocable trusts, various types of irrevocable trusts, charitable trusts, durable general powers of attorney, advance directives for health care, limited liability companies and private foundations. Laura represents personal representatives in the administration of estates, preparing accountings, assisting with the conveyance of real estate and personal property. She also represents trustees in the administration, management and distribution of assets held in trust.