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Protecting Your Legacy For The Future

At Paster & Harpootian, Ltd., our focus is the provision of comprehensive estate and asset planning services to high-wealth individuals and organizations. The hallmark of our success during our four decades of serving clients in Rhode Island is the premier legal services we provide.

Whether you are looking to protect the future of your estate or a business, our attorneys will assist you in making the informed decisions that will preserve your dynasty and ensure your heirs receive their inheritance – according to your wishes – and with minimal tax burdens.

Crafting Long-Term Management Strategies

Estate Planning

Our attorneys can advise you on estate tax and wealth preservation tools available under state and federal laws to protect your assets for use and distribution as you see fit. We have the insight and in-depth experience to guide you through the numerous opportunities and advantages of creating trusts in the state of Rhode Island. Estate planning is a powerful way to maintain your privacy.

Business Succession Planning

If you are beginning to consider taking a backseat role in your business, it is probably time to think about how the transition will be managed. With a proven track record, our team can help you avoid potentially complicated pitfalls and steer your business to a smooth handover.

Estate And Trust Administration

Administration of estates and trusts can be highly complex, even when the estate planning documents are clearly executed. Our attorneys will be at your side navigating complex tax issues, including estate and gift tax return audits. We can help you safeguard your assets and intentions by marshaling trustee’s fiduciary integrity when the time comes.

Charitable Planned Giving

From donating to a specific charity to establishing a foundation for tax-advantageous giving, we begin by clearly explaining the philanthropic options available and the different ways you can support worthy causes.


Enjoy the peace of mind of knowing your estate is protected and that your beneficiaries receive everything you want them to have. We are committed to upholding your plans and distributing assets according to your wishes.

A Uniquely Qualified Team, Building Lasting Relationships

Securing your legacy for the future is the greatest gift you can leave to family and loved ones. By preparing now, you have control over who gets what, and when. Ensuring your intentions are respected and minimizing the tax burden on your assets are not the only reasons to prepare or update your estate plan. You will also spare your family the time, unwelcome publicity and expense of potential disputes.

At Paster & Harpootian, we build strong foundations for lasting relationships. Call 401-455-9800 to schedule an appointment. You may also contact our distinguished team online.

Our focus is the provision of comprehensive estate and asset planning services to high wealth individuals and organizations.