Tax Reduction & Asset Protection Zoom: Attorney Weinshank & Ridgefield Symphony

Cramer & Anderson Partner Josh WeinshankCramer & Anderson Partner Josh Weinshank will present an Oct. 28 webinar on Zoom focusing on tax reduction, asset protection, and estate planning strategies.

The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is sponsored by the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra and Ridgefield Orchestra Foundation. It is expected to last 60 to 90 minutes.

The presentation is free and open to the public. To sign up, send an email to email@ridgefieldsymphony.org. In return, you’ll receive the Zoom video conference link.

“There have been tax law changes, and there are other possible changes affecting taxes and estates that may be on the horizon depending on the outcome of the election. Clients should be strategically planning,” said Attorney Weinshank, Resident Partner in the firm’s Ridgefield office and the Fairfield County Trust and Estate Planning and Administration Group Leader.

In the presentation Attorney Weinshank will cover topics including:

  • An update on current tax changes
  • Implications and opportunities of the CARES Act
  • Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s tax and estate tax plans
  • Other possible changes dependent on the election outcome
  • Estate planning strategies to reduce taxes
  • Protecting your assets
About Attorney Weinshank

Attorney Weinshank focuses his practice in the following areas:

  • Trust and Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Trust and Probate Administration
  • Tax Planning
  • Asset Protection

He advises clients on ways to effectively and efficiently preserve and create intergenerational wealth by addressing their tax and personal concerns. Estate planning takes into account clients’ entire portfolios and goals as Attorney Weinshank works to implement strategies to reduce estate and gift taxes, as well as addressing income tax concerns through the management of capital gains and appreciation of assets.

Attorney Weinshank also focuses on asset protection and Title XIX (Medicaid) Planning, advising clients on ways to preserve their assets while qualifying for governmental assistance programs.

A resident of Ridgefield with his wife, Steffani, and their two daughters, Attorney Weinshank gives back to area communities through roles that include serving as Chair of the Legacy Society for Danbury and New Milford hospitals, part of Nuvance Health. The Legacy Society recognizes donors who include the hospitals in their estate planning through wills, trusts, annuities or other charitable giving vehicles.

In another key volunteer role, Attorney Weinshank serves on the Finance Committee of the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association, which is joining forces this fall with the Bethel Visiting Nurse Association and New Milford VNA & Hospice.

Accolades and awards for Attorney Weinshank include being named a Super Lawyers Rising Star, and a Connecticut Law Tribune 2017 New Leader in the Law, as well as winning a 2019 Fairfield County Business Journal 40 Under 40 award.

To learn more about Attorney Weinshank, see his website profile page. He may be reached by email at jweinshank@crameranderson.com or by phone at (203) 403-4005.

About Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1964 with a mission to enrich the cultural life of the residents of Ridgefield and beyond, and the orchestra also strives to increase music appreciation through community involvement and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities. The 2019-2020 season marks the RSO’s 55th anniversary.

Working With Cramer & Anderson

Our attorneys and staff are working in our offices, where proper sanitation and social distancing measures remain strictly observed amid the COVID-19 coronavirus, as well as remotely.

Attorneys are available as usual by phone or email, and are also connecting with clients using technology such as Zoom. For more information, see the firm’s website or call the flagship office in New Milford at (860) 355-2631. Other regional offices are located in Danbury, Ridgefield, Kent, Washington Depot, and Litchfield.