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Adam Bartsch writes a monthly estate planning column in The Shelburne News. See more than 50 published columns on the Articles Page of the NorthEast Estates and Trusts website at


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  1. Estate Planning: 80%
    12 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    12 years


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P.O. Box 928
Shelburne, VT, 05482

NorthEast Estates and Trusts, PLLC

5138 Shelburne Road
Suite 22-B
Shelburne, VT, 05482



NYCurrently registered 199903/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalNorthEast Estates and Trusts, PLLC2004 - Present
AttorneyHuber Lawrence & Abell1999 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chittenden County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
WealthCounselN/A2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Shelburne NewsTwo Strategies to Protect What You Own2011
The Shelburne NewsProbate and Intestacy are Readers' Biggest Concerns2011
The Shelburne NewsFour Changes in the Estate Tax Laws You Should Know About2011
The Shelburne NewsConfusing Tax Laws Make 2010 a Bad Year to Die2010
The Shelburne NewsWhy Wives are Right to Be Concerned About Estate Planning2010
The Shelburne NewsAdapting to An Ever Changing Estate Tax2010
The Shelburne NewsIncluding Digital Assets In Your Estate Plan2010
The Shelburne NewsEstate Planning with Difficult Children in Mind2010
The Shelburne NewsWhat We Know Today About the Confusing Estate Tax2010
The Shelburne NewsUnlimited Educational and Medical Expenses Allowed Under Gift Tax Exemption2010
The Shelburne NewsNew Rules for Death and Taxes2010
The Shelburne NewsNew Law Allows Vehicles to Pass Probate Free2010
The Shelburne NewsA Family Meeting to Discuss Your Estate Plan2010
The Shelburne NewsOverview fo Vermont's New Intestacy Rules2010
The Shelburne NewsAs We Age monthly column2010
The Shelburne NewsDoubling Life Insurance Proceeds with an ILIT2009
The Shelburne NewsBeneficiary Designations Are the Final Word2009
The Shelburne NewsSeven Ways to Make Your Survivor's Life Easier2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Northwestern UniversityJournalism and Mass CommunicationMA - Masters1991
University of Massachusetts, AmherstPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Financial Insights and OptionsGetting Back on Your Feet After Divorce2011
Financial Insights & OptionsHelping Mom and Dad Get the Assistance They Need2011
Financial Insights & OptionsSelling a Small Business in Vermont - Financial and Legal Issues2011
Financial Insights & OptionsPlanning Wisely for an Inheritance or Cash Windfall2011
Financial Insights & OptionsChoosing and Working with Financial Professionals2011