The attorneys of Edwards, Ashton & Gin, LLP have served Glendale and its neighboring communities for more than fifty years. The firm believes strongly in demonstrating a commitment to the community it serves and encourages its attorneys to contribute their time and experience to local service clubs, the chamber of commerce, and community agencies and charities.

The firm represents and advises clients in the following areas:

  • Basic estate planning, including preparation of simple wills and Trusts, Advance Health Care Directives and Durable Power of Attorney
  • More sophisticated estate planning to avoid or minimize estate taxes and generation-skipping transfer taxes, including preparation of Bypass Trusts, QTIP Trusts, Trusts designed to maximize the GST exemption, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Life Insurance Trusts, GRATs, Charitable Trusts, sales to defective Grantor Trusts, and gifting programs including the creation and transfer of family limited partnership interests
  • Business succession planning, including drafting Buy & Sell Agreement among owners and employment agreements for key employees
  • Probate estates
  • Trust administration, including division of Trusts into required sub-trusts, distributions and terminations
  • Preparation of Federal Estate and Gift Tax Returns
  • Acquisitions and sale of real estate and businesses
  • Draft, preparation and negotiations of business contracts
  • Business and real estate developments
  • Commercial, industrial and residential leases
  • Loan, mortgages and financing transactions for both borrowers and lenders
  • Forming, organizing and operating limited liability companies, corporations, limited and general partnerships, business trusts and other business enterprises
  • Like-kind exchanges involving IRC Section 1031