About the Author

Patrick Hicks

Patrick Hicks, @PatrickHicks

Head of Legal, Trust & Will

Patrick, J.D., LL.M. is Head of Legal, serving as our General Counsel overseeing all attorney-related operations, including regulatory efforts and legal affairs. As a seasoned estate planning attorney, Patrick brings over a decade of knowledge and real-life taxation law experience to our service offerings. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Davidson College, a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, and an LL.M in Taxation from the University of San Diego. Before joining Trust & Will, Patrick practiced law in the trusts and estates practice group of law firm Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP. While attending undergrad, Patrick served as a firefighter for the Davidson Fire Department.

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General Warranty Deed: Definition & FAQ’s

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Capital Gains Tax on Inherited Property: Tax Season 2022

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Legal Life Estates Guide - Definition & Different Types of Estates

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A Guide to Disclaimer Trusts

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5 Estate Planning Tips for Generation C

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A Guide to Constructive Trusts

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