Paul A. Kraft
Frank & Kraft, Attorneys at Law

135 N. Pennsylvania Street Suite 1100
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2485
TEL: (317) 684-1100

Frank & Kraft, Attorneys at Law Website
http://www.frankkraft.com



About Frank & Kraft, Attorneys at Law

Frank & Kraft, Attorneys at Law is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Indianapolis, IN, our mission is to provide residents of Indianapolis and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Indianapolis and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.


About Paul A. Kraft

Paul Kraft is Co-Founder and Principal of Frank & Kraft, one of the leading law firms in Indiana in the area of estate planning as well as business and tax planning.

Mr. Kraft assists clients primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration, Medicaid planning, federal and state taxation, real estate and corporate law, bringing the added perspective of an accounting background to his work.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Kraft has lectured extensively in the areas of living trust planning, Medicaid planning, and presenting public and private seminars on the importance of proper estate planning. He has also authored various articles on estate planning and is a contributing author of LEGACY: Plan, Protect, and Preserve Your Estate--Practical Answers from America's Foremost Estate Planning Attorneys.

Experience

Mr. Kraft is a co-founder of the Indiana Network of Estate Planning Professionals, a charter member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and a founding member of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is also a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, including the Taxation, Business Law and Estate Planning sections; the Indiana State Bar Association, including the section on Taxation Law; the Indiana CPA Society; and the Estate Planning Council of Indianapolis. Mr. Kraft is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Indiana, U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Tax Court.

Education

Mr. Kraft graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in 1983, and completed his Juris Doctor at the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis in 1986. As an undergraduate, he was elected to two honor societies. While in law school, Mr. Kraft received the Frances J. Feeney Tax Award, and passed the Comprehensive Uniform Certified Public Accountant exam in one sitting.

Personal

Paul, his wife Sherri, and their two children live in the Indianapolis area. He is actively involved as President of the board of directors of a local nursing home, as well as in the rehabilitation of historic buildings in downtown Indianapolis.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.