Matthew W. Bish

Matthew W. Bish

Partner

Wichita

1551 N Waterfront Pkwy #100
Wichita, KS 67206

T: 316.291.9729
F: 866.738.3153

mbish@foulston.com

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Mr. Bish represents clients in connection with estate and tax planning and the administration of trusts and estates. He has experience developing wills, revocable living trusts, irrevocable trusts, generation-skipping trusts, powers of attorney, premarital agreements, advance directives, and limited liability companies. As an element of his representation of clients in probate and trust administration, he prepares estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax returns for filing with the federal and state governments. Mr. Bish assists clients with developing strategies to maximize asset protection and governmental resources (e.g. Medicaid and SSI).

Education

  • Washburn University (J.D., 2009)
    magna cum laude, Washburn Law Journal, Dawson Scholar
  • Washburn University (B.A. in Business Administration, 2006)
    magna cum laude

Admissions

  • Kansas (2009)
Community Involvement
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wichita, Inc. – Board of Directors
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Elder Law, and Trusts and Estates,  2018-2019
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association
Presentations

2018

  • Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)
  • Income Tax Aspects of Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)

2017

  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Resolving and Preventing Common Disputes in Trust and Estate Administration: A Good Fiduciary Solves Problem; a Better Fiduciary Prevents Them (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)
  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)

2016

  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Planning for Second Marriages: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Probate Avoidance Devices: A Primer (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)
  • Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)

2015

  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Estate Planning for Health Care (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)
  • Social Security Considerations in Estate and Financial Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)

2014

  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • The Winds(or) of Change (Foulston Siefkin, Winter Estate Planning Forum)

2013

  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)

2012

  • Support in Discretionary Trusts (Western Kansas Estate Planning Forum)
  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Why Most Support and Discretionary Trusts Fail to Carry Out the Grantor’s Intent (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Support in Discretionary Trusts (Foulston Siefkin, Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Discretionary Trusts (Financial Planners Association)
  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin Topeka Estate Planning Forum)
  • Governmental Resource Benefits Planning Boot Camp (Foulston Siefkin Topeka Estate Planning Forum)
  • Discretionary Trusts (Edward Jones – Coffee Club)
  • Governmental Resource Benefits Planning Boot Camp (Foulston Siefkin Winter Estate Planning Forum)
  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin Winter Estate Planning Forum)

2011

  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning (Foulston Siefkin Winter Estate Planning Forum)
  • Legal Issues Involved with Naming Guardians for Minors (Foulston Siefkin Winter Estate Planning Forum)

2010

  • Medicaid Planning for Long-Term Care: A Change in Direction (Foulston Siefkin Western Kansas Estate Planning Forum)
  • Recent Developments in Federal and State Tax Law (Foulston Siefkin Western Kansas Estate Planning Forum)
  • Recent Developments in Federal and State Tax Law (Foulston Siefkin Winter Estate Planning Forum)
  • Selected Problems in Drafting Trusts (Foulston Siefkin Winter Estate Planning Forum)
  • Estate Planning (Cessna Retirement Program)
  • Recent Developments in Federal and State Tax Law (Foulston Siefkin Summer Estate Planning Forum)
  • Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Couples (Foulston Siefkin Summer Estate Planning Forum)

 

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