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Archer & Greiner P.C.
What happens when a member of a limited liability company (LLC) dies? The New Jersey Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (NJ-RULLCA)...
The McLane Law Firm
Unfortunately, situations like the question are all too common, especially where there is family discord.
Bowditch & Dewey
On October 16, 2017, the highest court in Massachusetts found that a federal law known as the Stored Communications Act (SCA) does not prevent the Personal Representatives of an estate from accessing the content of a decedent's Yahoo email account, but remanded the case to the Probate Court to resolve a second issue of whether Yahoo's terms of services agreement bars access.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The November § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4%, up from 2.2% in October.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The IRS has announced the 2018 inflation adjustments for many tax provisions, including exemptions for estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes and the annual exclusion amount for gifts.
Bowditch & Dewey
Your youngest child is finally off to college.
Holland & Knight
Suppose you have a trust that provides for distributions to your descendants. Suppose further that your son dies having given his wife permission to use his frozen sperm.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
After months of speculation, President Trump and the Republicans have announced their framework for tax reform. While specific details are not known, the key elements of the framework include:
Brown Smith Wallace
The IRA's value as a retirement planning tool is well known: IRA assets compound on a tax-deferred (or, in the case of a Roth IRA, tax-free) basis, which can help build a more substantial nest egg.
Bowditch & Dewey
In law school, I wrote papers on the tax consequences of death and divorce for same-sex married couples.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
We do not like to think about dying or becoming incapacitated due to illness, but it is important to be prepared.
The McLane Law Firm
Q: My brother died owning an extensive wine cellar. The terms of his last will and testament give this wine collection to my two adult nephews equally. As the executor, how should I handle these assets?
The McLane Law Firm
I am planning to create a trust to benefit my husband and our children after my death. But what if the laws change, or my family's financial situation changes? How can I plan for this?
Proskauer Rose LLP
The September § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4%, the same as in August.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Effective July 1st of this year, Georgia's new Uniform Power of Attorney Act ("UPOAA") applies to most written, general, financial powers of attorney. A power of attorney ("POA") allows for one party...
Ruchelman PLLC
Instead of following the standard I.R.S. approach1 for cases where Code §2036(a) was applied, which was never contested, the court adopted a new, untested theory– one that could potentially create...
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
If you are currently taking care of your children and your elderly parents, count yourself among those of the Sandwich Generation.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
These questions all touch on the treatment of the right of publicity after death.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Michigan's Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion interpreting a statutory provision exempting insurance proceeds from the reach of creditors in certain situations.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The August § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4%, up slightly from 2.2% in July.
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Thompson Coburn LLP
The IRS has announced the 2018 inflation adjustments for many tax provisions, including exemptions for estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes and the annual exclusion amount for gifts.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The November § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4%, up from 2.2% in October.
Holland & Knight
Suppose you have a trust that provides for distributions to your descendants. Suppose further that your son dies having given his wife permission to use his frozen sperm.
Bowditch & Dewey
Your youngest child is finally off to college.
Ruchelman PLLC
As explained in an earlier article,1 a common civil law estate planning technique involves an older generation making a gift of bare ownership in an income generating asset to members of a younger generation.
Bowditch & Dewey
On October 16, 2017, the highest court in Massachusetts found that a federal law known as the Stored Communications Act (SCA) does not prevent the Personal Representatives of an estate from accessing the content of a decedent's Yahoo email account, but remanded the case to the Probate Court to resolve a second issue of whether Yahoo's terms of services agreement bars access.
Ruchelman PLLC
Splitting ownership into usufruct and bare ownership is a common estate planning technique in several civil law countries.
Bowditch & Dewey
At the end of 2016, we saw two tragic deaths in one celebrity family. First, Carrie Fisher of Star Wars fame passed away on December 27, 2016, and then her mother, Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds...
Ruchelman PLLC
Instead of following the standard I.R.S. approach1 for cases where Code §2036(a) was applied, which was never contested, the court adopted a new, untested theory– one that could potentially create...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Many people neglect to review their Wills, which often can have devastating results.
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