Trusted Guidance And Legal Advocacy For Protecting Your Legacy
The law office of W. David Mancuso Attorney, LLC, provides a range of business law and estate planning services to clients throughout southern Louisiana. We serve a wide range of entrepreneurs, business owners, employers as well as individuals and families. Planning today for tomorrow’s possibilities can be a daunting task without the assistance of an experienced estate planning attorney.
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 a knowledgeable lawyer about your needs, please contact our Baton Rouge law office to schedule an initial consultation.
Estate Planning Helps You Map Out A More Secure Future
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
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.
Are You Looking For A Successions And Estate Administration Attorney?
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 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 a Master of Law degree in taxation, David Mancuso is well-prepared to guide 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).