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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
President Trump signed into law H.R. 1, which has a major impact on estate planning. The new law doubled the federal exemption for estate tax, gift tax and the tax on generation-skipping transfers ...
Holland & Knight
Republicans in Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in just less than two months, achieving sweeping tax reform.
Thompson Coburn LLP
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law what is commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — perhaps a holiday gift for some or a lump of coal for others
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On December 20, 2017, Congress passed far-reaching changes to the Internal Revenue Code (the "2017 Tax Reform Act") that provide significant estate planning opportunities to take advantage of a doubling of the estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax exemptions.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
I was recently appointed guardian over my mother, who has advanced dementia, and I discovered that she never did any estate planning. Do I have any options now?
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act") was signed into law. The Act temporarily doubles the estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax exemption amount.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Butler Snow LLP
The Fletchers opened a joint checking account with rights of survivorship, not as tenants in common.
Day Pitney LLP
E-mail accounts, digital photographs and videos, music and e-books purchased online, PayPal and eBay accounts, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. These are all examples of digital assets...
Day Pitney LLP
According to press reports, Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" became the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction, going for $450.3 million last month.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
An exhaustive list of the changes implemented by the Act is beyond the scope of this Alert
Day Pitney LLP
The following is a summary of some estate planning developments and opportunities that may be of interest to you.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The holidays are a time for joy and celebration. During the festivities, it is easy to lose sight of important aspects related to estate and business planning. However, taking time to organize your affairs can be one of nicest gifts you can give your family.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, in the case of Ajemian v. Yahoo!, Inc., held that the Stored Communications Act (SCA)...
Proskauer Rose LLP
These same rates are used in connection with sales to defective grantor trusts.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
When the owners of a family business ask their attorney to advise them with family business succession planning, counsel should begin with an outline that summarizes the whole process ...
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)...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Unfortunately, situations like the question are all too common, especially where there is family discord.
Bowditch
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.
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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The holidays are a time for joy and celebration. During the festivities, it is easy to lose sight of important aspects related to estate and business planning. However, taking time to organize your affairs can be one of nicest gifts you can give your family.
Day Pitney LLP
The following is a summary of some estate planning developments and opportunities that may be of interest to you.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On December 20, 2017, Congress passed far-reaching changes to the Internal Revenue Code (the "2017 Tax Reform Act") that provide significant estate planning opportunities to take advantage of a doubling of the estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax exemptions.
Day Pitney LLP
According to press reports, Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" became the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction, going for $450.3 million last month.
Thompson Coburn LLP
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law what is commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — perhaps a holiday gift for some or a lump of coal for others
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
An exhaustive list of the changes implemented by the Act is beyond the scope of this Alert
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
President Trump signed into law H.R. 1, which has a major impact on estate planning. The new law doubled the federal exemption for estate tax, gift tax and the tax on generation-skipping transfers ...
Day Pitney LLP
E-mail accounts, digital photographs and videos, music and e-books purchased online, PayPal and eBay accounts, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. These are all examples of digital assets...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
I was recently appointed guardian over my mother, who has advanced dementia, and I discovered that she never did any estate planning. Do I have any options now?
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