Kenneth F. Money, Jr., Attorney-at-Law, is a sole practitioner at Money Law Offices, P.L.L.C. in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, business law, and real estate law while serving the legal needs of individuals, trusts, estates, and business clients statewide in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Florida. His professional goal is to provide quality legal representation for his clients in a responsive and accessible environment.
In 1991, Mr. Money received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, magna cum laude, from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire, and, in 1994, his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. While attending law school, he was the Managing Editor of the University of Miami School of Law Business Law Journal, received an American Jurisprudence Book Award in the study of Bankruptcy, was a member of the Eugene P. Spellman American Inn of Court, and was elected to the 1993‑94 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Attorney Money is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the Rockingham County (N.H.) Bar Association, the Maine State Bar Association, the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, and he is admited to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. Attorney Money is also a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association Taxation Section, the Maine State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section, the Massachusetts Bar Probate Law and Taxation Sections, the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, the New Hampshire Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service, and the Maine Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service. In addition, he is an Approved Attorney for First American Title Insurance Company in New Hampshire and Maine, and an associate member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).
In his estate planning practice, Attorney Money is experienced in preparing and implementing various succession plans and strategies for clients involving Advance Directives, including Durable Powers of Attorney for Financial Matters, Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care, and Living Wills; Wills, including “Pourover” Wills and Wills providing for Testamentary Trusts; Revocable Living Trusts, for probate avoidance and Federal Estate Tax planning purposes, along with important related trust funding instruments; Special Needs Trusts; Irrevocable Trusts, including Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Irrevocable Children’s Trusts, Irrevocable Grandchildren’s Trusts, and Charitable Trusts; and also Family Limited Partnerships and LLCs.
His estate planning practice focuses on achieving clients’ goals through appropriate and orderly testamentary arrangements that minimize administration costs and Federal Estate and Gift Tax
consequences. Asset protection and generation-skipping strategies may also be utilized where appropriate. Attorney Money’s estate planning practice is enhanced by his ability to practice as a licensed attorney in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Florida. Attorney Money’s interest in estate planning is reflected in his role as a member of both the New Hampshire Estate Planning Council and the Maine Estate Planning Council.
Working with clients in connection with all aspects of probate administration, Attorney Money provides comprehensive representation in the settlement of decedents’ estates. He assists clients with the preparation of required Probate Court filings, Inventories, and Accountings, and advises clients regarding estate management issues such as marshalling assets, satisfying debts and taxes of decedents, and closing estates. He also represents trustees, successor trustees, and beneficiaries in connection with the administration of trusts.
Attorney Money’s business law practice involves the formation of business entities such as corporations (including nonprofit and professional corporations), limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and other business associations for clients. By providing such services as annual meeting resolution preparation, shareholder agreements, buy-sell planning, business planning, and business succession planning, he also meets the ongoing needs of his business clients.
Attorney Money is a member of the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce where he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation which houses the Portsmouth Harbor Trail project and other cultural and historic related activities which are designed to develop Portsmouth as a visitor destination. Attorney Money has served on the Board of Directors and Advisory Board of The Learning Skills Academy as well. The Academy is a private, state-approved, special education day school located in Rye, New Hampshire, for students with language learning difficulties from across New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. Attorney Money also serves on the Board of Directors of the Seacoast Area Widowed Persons Service, Inc., an organization under the sponsorship of AARP with financial support from the Greater Seacoast United Way and local patrons, which conducts an outreach program in which trained widowed volunteers offer support to newly widowed persons.