Taft partner Rick Kissel was quoted in the article “Reaching an agreement: Prenups more common as couples look to protect assets” which was published on Jan. 3 in the Indiana Lawyer. In the article, Kissel discussed different elements of prenuptial agreements, including how they fit in his estate planning practice, and how they are often a part of the estate planning process. Kissel also touches on how long it takes to complete a prenup and how some cases are more elaborate and time-consuming than others.
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Kissel is the co-chair of the Private Client and Estate Planning practice groups. He has been practicing in the field of estate planning for over 35 years. He focuses his practice on the areas of estate, business succession, and charitable planning and gifting as well as tax, corporate transactions, buy-sell agreements, employee benefits, and other matters affecting closely-held businesses. Kissel has advised corporate executives, owners of closely-held businesses, and other individuals on a variety of domestic and international tax issues. He has also been involved in the creation of numerous publicly supported charities and private foundations. Kissel is a Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer, as certified by the Trust and Estate Specialty Board, and is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers for estate planning and probate and by Best Lawyers in America® for closely held companies and family businesses law. Kissel is also ranked in the Chambers High Net Worth Guide for Private Wealth Law in Indiana.