Foulston Siefkin LLP
Mr. Weaver represents clients primarily in Kansas and the greater Midwest in connection with estate and tax planning and the administration of trusts and estates. He has a broad range of experience in developing and implementing both simple and complex estate planning techniques. As part of his practice, Mr. Weaver crafts wills, testamentary trusts, revocable living trusts, irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, stock purchase or buy-sell agreements, advance directives, strategic gifting programs, family business succession plans, prenuptial, postnuptial and cohabitation agreements, IRA, 401k or other beneficiary designations and deferral strategies, life insurance structures, family limited partnerships (FLPs), limited liability companies (LLCs), and other wealth transfer and tax planning techniques. Clients include corporate executives, entrepreneurs, professionals of all disciplines, and owners of a variety of businesses including family farm and ranch operations, manufacturing, retail, and construction. Mr. Weaver also represents both individual and institutional executors, administrators and other personal representatives or fiduciaries before the probate and civil court and guides them through the process of administering decedents’ probate and trust estates. This includes preparation of estate, inheritance, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax returns for filing with the federal and state governments. Mr. Weaver’s practice also involves the appointment and representation of guardians and conservators of children who have not attained legal age and disabled persons, and he regularly advises clients on a variety of other issues, including elder law, family harmony issues, asset protection, and title issues. Mr. Weaver is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers, and is listed in the Best Lawyers of America. His peer memberships include the Wichita Estate Planning Council.