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Duke Schneider - West Chester, PA

17 West Miner Street West Chester, PA 19382

Updated: 08/23/2017

Overview

Duke works primarily with family-owned and closely held businesses on succession planning, family wealth transfer planning and the structure of the business enterprise. Duke also works closely with individuals on a wide variety of estate and wealth transfer planning and estate and trust administration matters...

Duke works primarily with family-owned and closely held businesses on succession planning, family wealth transfer planning and the structure of the business enterprise. Duke also works closely with individuals on a wide variety of estate and wealth transfer planning and estate and trust administration matters.

Recent Representations

  • Implemented a plan to shift ownership of a family-owned business to children including stock purchase, buy/sell, employment and deferred compensation agreements for an individual business owner.
  • Planned and created generation-skipping dynasty trusts for a family, including grantor retained annuity trust strategies for an individual client.
  • Planned and implemented a family limited partnership funded with real estate and investment assets for an individual client.
  • Represented and counseled business owner and individual clients in Estate and Trust Administrations.
  • Created and funded a private foundation and charitable remainder trust for a charitably inclined client, resulting in income and estate tax savings.
  • Represented an individual business owner in sale of a significant family-owned business.

About Duke Schneider

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Other Affiliations

  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chester County Bar Foundation
  • WealthCounsel

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    Honors: cum laude
  • Pennsylvania State University
    B.A.
    Honors: With Distinction
    Major: Pre-Law
  • Pennsylvania State University
    M.B.A.

Achievements

Honors

  • Top Lawyers, 2009 - 2010
  • Top Lawyers, 2013
  • BV Preeminent peer rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013

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Office Information

Address

17 West Miner Street West Chester, PA 19382

Fax

  • 610-430-7885
  • 610-429-4486

Publication

Articles

  • Low Interest Rates Create Estate Planning Opportunities

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