Ms. Ahern focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and administration, with a focus on high net worth individuals.
Her work includes business succession and intergenerational planning, long term care planning, charitable gift planning and planned giving. Ms. Ahern assists clients in the drafting of various estate planning documents including wills and trust arrangements, and provides counsel regarding estate and income tax saving techniques in the estate planning process.
In the area of estate administration, Ms. Ahern represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in probate matters. Her work encompasses the satisfaction of federal and state tax obligations, the preparation of petitions and supporting documents, and the settlement of complex estates via formal and informal methods, including probate litigation involving contested wills and fiduciary accountings.