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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 & Drogan 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...
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.
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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).
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.
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.
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
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...
Thompson Coburn LLP
Estate plans prepared for married couples will vary in complexity and detail but generally follow the same theme:
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
For several years, the elimination of valuation discounts for transfers of minority interests in family-controlled entities has been the target of the Obama administration's legislative proposals.
Ruchelman PLLC
Splitting ownership into usufruct and bare ownership is a common estate planning technique in several civil law countries.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Many people neglect to review their Wills, which often can have devastating results.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
National Health Care Decisions Day was recognized this year the week of April 16-22.
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