Trusts & Estates Attorney | Anderson Kill P.C.

Abbe I. Herbst

Retired
New York

Abbe Herbst has broad experience in the areas of estate and tax planning and trust and estate administration. She has been admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey since 1980, and has planned and administered estates and trusts of varying values and degrees of complexity for her entire career. Abbe also regularly represents public charities and private foundations.

Abbe is a member of the following Bar Associations: American; New York State, where she has been a member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section and the Committee on Estate and Tax Planning of the Elder Law Section; New Jersey State; and the New York County Lawyers.

In 2018, Abbe was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in New York. She is also rated "AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated," the top rating, by her peers as listed in Martindale Hubbell.

Abbe was the editor of Anderson Kill's Estate Planning & Tax Advisor.

 

 

   
   

 

Professional Memberships
New York State (Member: Trusts and Estates Law Section; Elder Law and Special Needs Section), New Jersey State, American Bar Associations and New York County Lawyers Association.

 

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Using Uniform Transfers to Minors Act Accounts for Gifts to Minors
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | October 03, 2018
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What is a Revocable Trust, and Should You Have One?
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 09, 2017
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Does My Child Need a Will?
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 16, 2016
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The IRS "Dirty Dozen" List of Tax Scams for 2015
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 11, 2015
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What Not to Do Immediately After Someone Dies
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 07, 2014
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Inconceivable Changes in Estate Planning
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 12, 2013
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Hazards of Intergenerational Joint Ownership
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 14, 2012
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Estate Planning Opportunities and Pitfalls Created by the 2010 Tax Relief Act
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 04, 2011
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Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | September 28, 2010
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Estate Planners to Congress: 'Thanks, This is One Fine Mess You've Gotten Us Into
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | June 23, 2010
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Estate Planning Lessons From Michael Jackson's Death
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | September 18, 2009
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Tough Economic Times Present Unique Opportunities
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 27, 2009
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New IRS Form 990 Requires More Information and Planning
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | October 03, 2008
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If Your Bank Accounts Exceed FDIC Coverage, You Have Only Yourself to Blame
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | July 18, 2008
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You've Been Appointed Executor: What Do You Do Now?
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 11, 2008
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From the Estate Planner's Pantry: An Alphabet Soup of Trusts
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | June 20, 2007
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The Crummey Power: An Unfortunate Name for A Valuable and Important Right
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | March 20, 2007
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Moving to Another State? Be Scrupulous in Counting the Days Spent in the Old One
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | June 29, 2006
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Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | May 01, 2006
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Advance Directives
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | October 01, 2005
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Qualified Disclaimers: When Saying 'No, Thanks' Can Mean Getting More
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | May 01, 2005
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Common Myths and Misconceptions About Estate Planning
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | July 01, 2004
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The Need For Estate Planning Lives On
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | October 01, 2003
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Gifts to Charities
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | December 31, 2002
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A Perfectly Good Estate Plan Gone Awry
Estate Planning and Tax Advisor & Alert | May 01, 2002

EDUCATION

Fordham University, J.D., Associate Editor: Fordham Urban Law Journal

Fordham University, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York and New Jersey

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and Supreme Court of the United States.