Louisiana Wills and Trusts Lawyer
The law offices of W. David Mancuso, Attorney, LLC, provide a range of business law and estate planning services to clients throughout southern Louisiana. We serve entrepreneurs, business owners, employers, individuals and families — helping them plan today for tomorrow’s possibilities.
At the law offices of W. David Mancuso, Attorney, LLC, our focus is on helping clients plan today for tomorrow through individual estate planning and asset protection, as well as business succession planning and estate administration. To speak with an experienced lawyer about your needs, please contact our Baton Rouge law office to schedule a free initial consultation.
Estate Planning — Wills and Trusts Attorney
In our estate planning practice, we focus on planning, minimizing or deferring estate taxes while putting protections in place for our clients and their family members. Louisiana Wills and Trusts attorney David Mancuso advises clients and prepares a broad range of estate planning documents, including:
- Trusts such as special needs trusts and living trusts
- Guardianships and tutorships
- Financial and Medical Powers of Attorney
- Health care directives/living wills
- Charitable gifting, planning and donations
Successions and Estate Administration Attorney in Baton Rouge
After a relative or close friend has passed away, we represent the surviving family members and/or the named estate executor(s) or estate administrator(s) through the probate process. Providing experienced legal counsel throughout the estate administration, we help account for the assets of the estate, settle debts and distribute the assets according to the decedent’s wishes or in accordance with state law.
Business Formation, Planning and Counsel
We also provide business succession planning for Louisiana business owners. With proper planning, business owners gain peace of mind knowing that their businesses will be run smoothly by the capable individuals they select for the job and that the tax consequences of business transfers or transactions are considered and minimized.
As a former certified public accountant (CPA) and an experienced lawyer with an LL.M. in taxation, David Mancuso is well-prepared to guide Louisiana entrepreneurs through business formation and planning. He also assists with business planning and provides legal counsel for day-to-day business operations.
Mr. Mancuso negotiates, drafts and reviews shareholder agreements, operating agreements for LLCs, buy/sell agreements and other contracts. He also helps clients in the documentation of shareholder meetings or LLC member meetings, and he can assist clients with the purchase or sale of a business or in connection with the more complex transactions (i.e., merger of a business, reorganization of a business, or dissolution of a business).
Contact a Business and Estate Planning Lawyer in Louisiana
For a consultation with attorney David Mancuso, contact our Baton Rouge, Louisiana, law office online or call us at 225-754-9872. For your convenience, evening and weekend office hours are available by appointment.