Attorney Rubino has practiced in the area of estate planning and estate taxation for 36 years. He is experienced in planning estates of all sizes and complexity, including estates comprised of real estate, closely held businesses, securities and alternative investments. He also deals with estates in which beneficiaries have disagreements or have adversary relationships. Attorney Rubino is able to anticipate potential problems when planning an estate since he has an extensive practice in estate administration and is often appointed by the Probate Court to serve as administrator of estates with complex problems. After graduating Summa Cum Laude, first in his class, in earning his Juris Doctor degree, he earned an advanced law degree (LL.M.) in taxation from the prestigious Graduate Tax Program at New York University School of Law, the top ranked tax law program in the nation. This rigorous training gives him the ability to eliminate or minimize estate taxes for estates of all size and complexity. His extensive experience and education gives him the ability to solve complicated estate planning problems using sophisticated estate planning techniques and instruments.
Attorney Rubino believes that every estate plan should be tailored to serve the purposes of each unique client. He works with each client to determine what their individual needs and goals are and determines, with the client, which estate planning solution is right for them and their family. He deals with married couples, large and small families, and single parents to design the estate plan which best protects the client and his or her family.
Attorney Rubino is experienced in the impact of Medicaid laws on individuals and their estates. He has handled Medicaid applications and has even litigated complex Medicaid issues in federal court. He will advise each client on the impact of these laws on their estate plan.
As a practicing estate planning lawyer, Attorney Rubino stays current in sophisticated estate planning techniques and instruments and the ever changing federal and state tax laws. He can arrange your estate to eliminate or minimize estate taxes and income taxes and efficiently administer your estate with one or more of the following estate planning instruments:
- Last Will & Testament
- Credit Shelter Trust
- Qualified Terminable Interest Property Trust
- Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
- Family Limited Partnerships
- Private Charitable Foundations
- Business Succession Plans
- Revocable Living Trusts
- Charitable Remainder Trust
- Qualified Domestic Trust
- Qualified Personal Residence Trust
- Durable Power of Attorney and Springing Power of Attorney