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LeBlanc & Young Recognized for Second Consecutive Year in Chambers' High Net Worth Guide; Elizabeth High Named Best Lawyers Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year for 2018

LeBlanc & Young is proud to once again have been ranked as a “Band 1” Leading Firm for Private Wealth in Chambers and Partners’ High Net Worth Guide, receiving this recognition for the second consecutive year. Elizabeth High also has been individually recognized with a Band 1 ranking for the second consecutive year. Read More

Notes From Our Desk

Happy New Year

2018 heralds perhaps the most dramatic change in the federal and Maine estate tax in memory. The tax legislation (effective January 1, 2018) immediately doubles the federal estate, gift and generation skipping tax exemption to almost $11.2 million per decedent. The exemption will continue to be indexed annually, and although the actual amount of the adjusted exemptions for 2018 has not yet been announced officially, we believe the calculation yields an exemption of $11.180 million. Thus couples will be able to pass on over $22 million free of estate and gift tax.

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