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Department Of Family And Medical Leave Extends Two Deadlines
On May 1, 2019, the Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) announced that due to feedback from the public and key stakeholders.
United States
12 Jun 2019
Private Wealth Magazine Publishes "How To Address Multigenerational Estate Planning Issues"
Private Wealth Magazine published "How To Address Multigenerational Estate Planning Issues" by Kristin Shirahama.
United States
7 Aug 2018
Massachusetts Highest Court Rules in Favor of Personal Representatives' Access to Decedent's Yahoo Email Account Under Federal Law
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.
United States
8 Nov 2017
Estate Planning For Empty Nesters
Your youngest child is finally off to college.
United States
23 Oct 2017
Saying Farewell To A Brave Woman
In law school, I wrote papers on the tax consequences of death and divorce for same-sex married couples.
United States
22 Sep 2017
Estate Planning Still Critical In Uncertain Times
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.
United States
30 Jun 2017
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Ruled Irrevocable Income-Only Trusts A Viable Tool In Long-term Care Planning
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...
United States
2 Jun 2017
Hiding Behind Faith
A reasonable amount of uncertainty, speculation, and even fear is expected with any change. Recently, we have seen a change among states and laws governing child welfare agencies and same-sex adoption.
United States
23 May 2017
The Estates Of Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds: Planning For The Unthinkable
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...
United States
27 Apr 2017
The Massachusetts CARE Act: A Bright Future for Cooperation Between Healthcare and Family Caregivers
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.
United States
26 Apr 2017
New Reporting Regime: Estates Who Have to File Federal Estate Tax Returns Need to be Aware of New Basis Consistency Law
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...
United States
26 Apr 2017
A "Thriller" in Tax Court: The Estate of Michael Jackson and IRS Dispute Valuation of Pop Star's Image
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.
United States
26 Apr 2017
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