Kristin Abati



Kristin Abati, partner in the Wealth Management Group, provides sophisticated tax and estate planning advice to families spanning multiple generations, helping them to meet their diverse goals.  Her clients include wealthy individuals in the private equity industry and other entrepreneurs, whom she advises on all aspects of their lifetime giving and estate planning, and for whom she serves as a trustee.  Her clients reside in the United States and abroad.

Ms. Abati is listed in Best Lawyers in America and has been named repeatedly as a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star.

The Uniform Trust Decanting Act 
Kristin T. Abati and Renat V. Lumpau discuss some of the intricacies of trust decanting.
The Uniform Trust Decanting Act: New Opportunities Ahead
The recently promulgated Uniform Trust Decanting Act is an attempt to combine the best parts of the decanting statutes and current case law and provides a helpful roadmap to consider when decanting.
Elkins: A Double-Edged Sword? 
Kristin T. Abati & Renat V. Lumpau highlight the impact of this decision on contributions of fractional interests in art
Deductibility of Trust and Estate Expenses 
Kristin T. Abati & Renat V. Lumpau comment on the IRS's recently issued final regulations on applying the 2 percent floor to miscellaneous itemized deductions
Decanting Without a Statute 
Kristin T. Abati & Renat V. Lumpau discuss the implications of the recent Kraft case on determining if decanting is a possibility for your clients' trusts
Fixing Crummey Problems 
Kristin T. Abati & William A. Lowell discuss the recent Turner decision and its implications for taxpayers making gifts of present interests
Industry Newsletters
Investment Category Sponsor Links
Practice Management Category Sponsor Links

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×