Denis Clifford

Denis Clifford is a lawyer who specializes in estate planning and practices in Berkeley, California. He is the author of several Nolo books, including Plan Your Estate, Make Your Own Living Trust, and Quick and Legal Will Book. A graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was an editor of The Law Review, he has practiced law for many years.


Articles By Denis Clifford

Estate Tax: Will Your Estate Have to Pay?
Very few estates—only those larger than $12.92 million—might owe federal estate tax.
Tax-Saving AB Trusts
The federal government allows married couples to transfer over $23 million without incurring estate tax. To get the same benefit, unmarried couples need an AB trust.
Reduce Estate Tax by Making Gifts
Making gifts during your life can provide you with tax savings and more.
The Charitable Remainder Trust: Do Good and Get Tax Breaks
Give to charity and get a tax benefit.