Robert T. Napier

Robert
T. Napier
Partner,
Harrison & Held

Robert T. Napier joined Harrison & Held in 2012 after managing his own Chicago law firm, Robert T. Napier and Associates, P.C., for nearly 20 years. Mr. Napier helps a wide range of clients protect their wealth and families through creative, but conservative, estate planning. He represents individuals, families, foundations, closely-held corporation, and fiduciaries. He has administered countless estates that range from simple to complex with some involving contentious beneficiaries.

Mr. Napier received his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 1987 and is also a C.P.A. since 1986.

Articles
Defeating the Three Big, Bad Wolves of Estate Planning 1
When a child or grandchild is thinking of getting married, many concerned parents and grandparents think about what could happen if the nuptials end in divorce.
Man and Superman 1
Do women have different expectations from their husbands in estate planning? Yes.
Cindy Crawford, You and Portability
Five reasons why reliance upon portability could leave you crying.
Six 'Mustache Trusts' for Six Clients
Trusts, like mustaches, sometimes are not as impressive as their owners think they are. Here are six types of "mustache trusts."
Sun Tzu and the Art of Estate Tax Planning
This gallery will review the chapters of The Art of War and apply Sun Tzu’s strategies to the world of estate planning.
Private Foundations and Donor Advised Funds 
Robert T. Napier outlines the pros and cons of each of these planning vehicles
The 3.8 Percent Healthcare Tax 
Robert T. Napier addresses this seemingly innocuous tax
Exodus: The Art of Domicile 
Robert T. Napier offers some tips to help clients establish new states of domicile
GRAT Expectations 
Somewhere in a bleak house in Washington, D.C.a plot exists. The conspirators are working against a favorite planning tool, the grantor retained annuity
Kill the CRTs 
In what kind of Alice in Wonderland world might clients be better off destroying good things like charitable remainder trusts (CRTs)? Answer: in the down-the-rabbit-hole
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