617-720-6040

“One of the reasons that I decided to practice estate planning was seeing how this planning (or lack thereof) has affected my own family.  That experience instilled in me the strong belief that preserving a family’s legacy is an enduring gift to those who matter most.  Being part of a firm that has the expertise to give such a gift is why I became a lawyer.”

Molly Soiffer
Bove & Langa
10 Tremont Street
Suite 600
Boston, MA 02108
Tel: 617-720-6040
Fax: 617-720-1919
www.bovelanga.com
soiffer@bovelanga.com

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Molly Soiffer

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Molly helps famililes plan for the next generation.  She structures her representation around her clients’ needs and goals, whether the concern is future family disharmony or protecting future generations.  Every family has unique concerns that Molly addresses and incorporates into the palnning process.  She often collaborates with a family’s other advisors to build comprehensive estate plans.  Not only is she deeply committed to a family’s needs during the estate planning process, Molly also advises and assists families during the administration of an estate after the death of a loved one, often breaking down complicated legal and tax concepts for her clients.

Prior to joining Bove & Langa, Molly worked at several well-reputed Massachusetts firms as a family law litigator and worked with the Massachusetts Probate Court.

 

 

 

Practice Areas

• Estate and Gift Tax Planning
• Probate Law and Administration
• Family Business and Succession Planning
• Trusts for the Beneficiary with Special Considerations
• Charitable Giving
• Special Trusts for the Disabled and for Personal Injury Settlements
• Estate and Gift Tax Return Preparation
• Prenuptial Agreements

Sample Matters
  • Design and implement a trust for an individual on government assistance, to provide for care without interfering with the individual’s eligibility for such assistance
  • Design and implement a trust structure for a family with large retirement accounts and little liquid wealth
  • Design a prenupial agreement for a wealthy client with international holdings comprising the majority of that individual’s net worth
  • Advise a trustee on the administration of the estate of the trustee’s parent including multiple property and sibling issues and preparation of the parent’s estate tax returns
  • Planning for tax efficiency including gifting transactions and life isurance strategies for high net worth individuals
Articles and Presentations
  • Co-Author: Getting out of Joint:  Some Jurisdictions Make it difficult and Costly to get Money from Joint Accounts, Trusts & Trustees, 2017, publication pending
  • Panelist:  Practicing with Professionanlism, MCLE, 2016 – 2017
  • Co-Author:  “Lifetime Transfer in General”, Lifetime Asset Transfers, Estate Planning Basics, MCLE, 2017
  • Co-Author: Steeling Ourselves for the Impact of Pfannenstiehl, Presentation Materials, ABA RPTE Section, 28th Annual Spring Symposia,  2016
  • Estate Planning BasicsPlus, Post Mortem Estate Planning, MCLE, 2016
  • Author: RPTE Alert regarding Basis in Assets Received from a Decedent, 2015
  • Co-Author: Ethical Lawyering in Massachusetts, Practicing with Professionalism, MCLE, 2015
Memberships

• American Bar Association (2015 – present)
• Boston Estate Planning Council (2015 – present)
• Trusts and Estates Consortium (2012 – present)

Community Involvement

• Charles River Wind Ensemble (2015 – present)
• Fencing Coach at the International School of Boston (2013- present)
• Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (2011 – present)
• Jimmy Fund Marathon Walk (2008 – present)

Admissions
  • Massachusetts, 2012
  • New York, 2013
Education
  •  Boston University School of Law – LL.M. in Taxation, 2015 (top 10%; concentration in estate planning)
  •  Boston University Law School – J.D., 2012
  •  Vassar College, – B.A., 2009