Jeffrey T. Talbert has been practicing law for over 35 years. He grew up in Michigan and is a fan of all Detroit professional teams. Jeff enjoys all sports, but enjoys baseball, golf and soccer in particular.
Jeff has many interests but none hold a candle to hanging with his kids and watching them play sports. His son played baseball in high school and college, played independent professional baseball for two summers and played three summers in Europe. His daughter played soccer in high school and college. Jeff also likes gardening, traveling, working out, the West, good jokes and good beer.
Areas of Practice
Jeff has over 35 years of experience in business, estates and trusts. In the complex world in which we live, Jeff recognizes that a simple, straight-forward, common sense approach is often superior. On the business side of his practice, Jeff advises and protects corporate and business clients in establishing new business entities; negotiating and drafting shareholder, partnership and limited liability operating agreements among business owners; negotiating and drafting commercial leases; negotiating, handling and closing business transactions and resolving business disputes. Jeff helps business clients in many areas encountered by business including employment, tax, financing, contracts, buying and selling, real estate and immigration.
In the estates and trusts side of his practice, Jeff consults with clients to determine the goals they’d like to achieve and the options available to achieve them. He drafts wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, advance medical directives and other planning documents. He assists clients and their families in the administration and implementation of the plans he’s helped them fashion. He also assists with guardianships and convservatorships for incapacitated persons.
Jeff holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from Villanova, a valuable asset in the business, estates and trusts areas. Tax issues are often important considerations in these areas.