Sara A. Winter is an Associate whose practice primarily focuses on wealth planning, probate, tax planning and corporate planning. She regularly assists clients with estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, financial and medical powers of attorney, and advanced health care directives. Sara has experience utilizing advanced planning tools such as irrevocable trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs), grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), charitable trusts, intentionally defective grantor trusts (IDGTs), qualified personal residence trusts (QPRTs), and family limited partnerships (FLPs). Sara also has experience in estate and trust administration. She has assisted clients with gift and estate tax returns as well as judicial trust modifications and family settlement agreements.
Mrs. Winter’s corporate planning experience includes entity formation, mergers, conversions and entity dissolution. Sara has helped clients with asset and stock sales, buy-sell agreements, employment agreements, non-competition agreements and consulting agreements. She has assisted numerous clients in obtaining non-profit status with the IRS.
- “First in Time Yet Last in Line: The Deterioration of Bankruptcy’s Absolute Priority Rule.” September 2009. 6 No. 10 Andrew’s Bankruptcy Litigation Reporter 2
- National Business Institute: Estate Planning for Ranchers and Farmers. July 2013
- Texas State Courts, 2011
- Northern District Court of Texas
- University of Washington, LL.M. in Taxation, 2011
- Texas Tech University School of Law, JD, 2010
- Northern Arizona University, Master’s in English, 2006
- Arizona State University, BA in Political Science, Minor in English, 2004