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Legacy and Wealth Planning

Nhaman Pelphrey


Nhaman Pelphrey

Nhaman is a director of Legacy and Wealth Planning for Abbot Downing in the Western region. She provides multigenerational wealth planning services to ultra-high-net-worth clients. Nhaman specializes in sophisticated wealth transfer planning and family business succession planning. She is particularly adept at identifying potential issues in estate plans.

Prior to Abbot Downing, Nhaman was an attorney at Weinstock Manion ALC where she advised high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of estate and gift tax issues, multigenerational wealth transfers, business succession planning, charitable giving, and post-death trust administration. Previously, Nhaman also taught Estate Planning to other professionals through the UCLA Extension CFP® program.

Nhaman earned her juris doctor degree from Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law and her master of laws degree in taxation from Northwestern University School of Law. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Irvine.

Nhaman is a member of the State Bar of California (not currently practicing). She is the immediate past-chair of the Trusts and Estates Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. She was the former chair of the Estate and Gift Tax Sub-Committee of the Taxation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Young Tax Lawyers Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

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