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Are Gifting And Philanthropy Important To You?

If you want to make a positive difference for the people and causes you care about, discover how giving can complement your wealth and legacy planning.

Charitable giving is a powerful way for you to create a legacy and carry your family name into the future. As a bonus, it can be an effective financial tool for tax considerations and estate planning. The Law Offices of Kidwell & Kent will help you make charitable giving part of your overall wealth plan.

By including philanthropy and gift giving in the wealth planning process, you can create a living legacy to provide for loved ones and your favorite charitable organizations. You can create a legacy that provides support today, tomorrow and well into the future.

Define Your Giving Plan

You have worked hard and invested carefully to achieve financial success. Sharing your good fortune with worthy causes that are meaningful to you can be an integral part of your wealth planning. Together, with your family, The Law Offices of Kidwell & Kent can help define and plan your legacy.

Our attorneys will guide you through philanthropic tools and strategies – some offering tax advantages – to help you plan for and schedule your charitable giving. These strategies can include:

  • Gifting appreciated securities
  • Contributing to donor-advised funds
  • Establishing charitable trusts
  • Creating private family foundations
  • Purchasing life insurance
  • Donating remainder interest in a residence or vacation home

How To Contact Us

To learn how our attorneys can help you achieve your gifting and philanthropic goals, please contact us in Fairfax (703-988-7429) or Rockville (301-264-7185) today.








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By John Kidwell, Owner & Managing Partner

John Kidwell, owner and managing partner of Kidwell & Kent, has written a number of books that are extremely helpful to many of his clients. Quick reads, his books are designed to help you better understand specific areas of law, through clear and concise explanations. Some are downloadable here for free, and others are available on Amazon.