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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.
Day Pitney LLP
We often think of trusts primarily as vehicles for saving taxes or for preserving the assets of minors or adults who are unable to manage their own assets.
Day Pitney LLP
At the time of our December 2016 update, there was a near-universal belief that tax cuts would be high on the agenda of President Trump and a Republican Party that controls both houses of Congress.
Withers LLP
It should come as no surprise to tax practitioners that the world is becoming increasingly global.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
If you inherit an IRA, you have several options for handling the funds — depending on your relationship with the original accountholder.
Bowditch & Dewey
The "plan" unveiled by the Trump administration in late April to repeal the federal estate tax was a broadly vague outline of tax reform goals.
Miles & Stockbridge
Many of us take our civil rights for granted. It is only when they are threatened, do we take notice and then action (well, maybe).
Thompson Coburn LLP
Estate plans prepared for married couples will vary in complexity and detail but generally follow the same theme:
Bowditch & Dewey
In Mary E. Daley v. Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services and Lionel C. Nadeau v. Director of the Office of Medicaid, which were consolidated in an appeal...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Many people neglect to review their Wills, which often can have devastating results.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
Having a will is imperative to ensure that your money and belongings are distributed according to your wishes after your death. Wills can distribute property, name an executor and guardians...
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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...
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.
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?
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...
Withers LLP
It should come as no surprise to tax practitioners that the world is becoming increasingly global.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
These questions all touch on the treatment of the right of publicity after death.
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.
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.
Day Pitney LLP
We often think of trusts primarily as vehicles for saving taxes or for preserving the assets of minors or adults who are unable to manage their own assets.
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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