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Ward & Smith
Despite recent trends toward consolidation in the agricultural industry, farming generally remains a family affair.
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.
Ruchelman PLLC
Splitting ownership into usufruct and bare ownership is a common estate planning technique in several civil law countries.
Ward & Smith
Individual and corporate citizens from countries around the world have moved to North Carolina and contributed materially to our state's economic, educational, and cultural growth.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
As part of his proposed tax plan, President Trump plans to repeal the "death tax" a controversial tax that affects the wealthiest .002% of Americans.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The May § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4%, down 0.2% from April.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
National Health Care Decisions Day was recognized this year the week of April 16-22.
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...
Bowditch & Dewey
How much were the late King of Pop's name and image worth when he died? His estate put the figure at $2,105 but the IRS believes the value is at least $434 million.
Bowditch & Dewey
On July 31, 2015, the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 introduced new tax law that affects executors who are required to file a federal estate tax return...
Bowditch & Dewey
Caring for a sick, disabled or incapacitated loved one can be a stressful proposition, but a new Massachusetts law aims to ease the burden by providing formal support to family caregivers.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a 5-4 decision issued this past Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, paving the way for the federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Planning for your death — an inevitable event for all of us — can be one of the simplest ways to control the disposition of your assets after you pass.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Don't let uncertainty over estate tax repeal become one more reason to delay focusing on framing the legacy you want to leave for your family and your business.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
In Estate of Hake v. United States, two executors of their mother's estate filed the estate tax return on the date that their tax attorney advised them it was due.
Miles & Stockbridge
We all know we are not immortal. Death is a certainty for all of us. But the topic of death and our own mortality can be one of discomfort, or even denial.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Recently, in Estate of Kollsman v. Commissioner the U.S. Tax Court held that an art collector's estate significantly underreported the value of two artworks for estate tax purposes.
Thompson Coburn LLP
For most people, a child's wedding is one of those great life moments that is filled with months of planning and excitement.
The McLane Law Firm
The case settles that the determination of rights to assets where title is held by a decedent may be resolved by a court other than the court overseeing the administration of an estate.
The McLane Law Firm
Testamentary in terrorem provisions, which compel forfeiture by a legatee upon unsuccessful challenge to the validity of an estate plan and/or its administration...
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Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a 5-4 decision issued this past Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, paving the way for the federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The May § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4%, down 0.2% from April.
Ward & Smith
Individual and corporate citizens from countries around the world have moved to North Carolina and contributed materially to our state's economic, educational, and cultural growth.
Bowditch & Dewey
How much were the late King of Pop's name and image worth when he died? His estate put the figure at $2,105 but the IRS believes the value is at least $434 million.
Bowditch & Dewey
On July 31, 2015, the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 introduced new tax law that affects executors who are required to file a federal estate tax return...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
National Health Care Decisions Day was recognized this year the week of April 16-22.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
As part of his proposed tax plan, President Trump plans to repeal the "death tax" a controversial tax that affects the wealthiest .002% of Americans.
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...
Ward & Smith
Despite recent trends toward consolidation in the agricultural industry, farming generally remains a family affair.
Bowditch & Dewey
Caring for a sick, disabled or incapacitated loved one can be a stressful proposition, but a new Massachusetts law aims to ease the burden by providing formal support to family caregivers.
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