Category: Estate Planning Law

6 Estate Planning Tools That You Need to Consider
The coronavirus pandemic has taught us a lot of things that we might not have quite realized as a culture. In a lot of ways, the pandemic revealed how fragile [...]
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Are There Special Tax Deductions for Daycare Providers?
While daycare centers typically enjoy all the possible deductions available to any ongoing business, you may be surprised to learn that there are particularly focused tax deductions for daycare providers [...]
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What is a Grantor?
If you are curious about the meaning of the term “Grantor,” then you are most likely starting to do some estate planning. Perhaps you are preparing estate planning documents yourself, [...]
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Do You Need a Living Trust or a Will?
You have devoted your life to your career, to saving for the future, and to providing for your family. Now that you have accumulated some assets and have an estate [...]
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How to Use Estate Planning to Ease the Tax Burden on Your Family
Nothing in life works as well when you have to do it at the last minute. Your term paper is never as good when you write it at 3 am [...]
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Can You Amend an Irrevocable Trust?
Imagine that you are the creator or a beneficiary of an irrevocable trust whose terms are no longer satisfactory. You might think that there is nothing you can do since [...]
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What Is a Private Trust?
To start with the basics, a trust is a legal device that lets a person designated as a “trustee” (who is usually an unrelated third party) take care of, and [...]
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What Is a Generation-Skipping Transfer?
When considering giving gifts to family members, you should consider the possible tax consequences of those gifts. Nothing ruins a grand gesture quite like a hefty tax bill. So, when [...]
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How Does Florida’s Anti-Lapse Statute Work?
When you create a last will and testament, you designate those beneficiaries who will receive your property and other assets when you pass away. You make the assumption that those [...]
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What Is a Health Care Surrogate?
A health care surrogate is someone who is appointed to make health care decisions for you in certain circumstances. Traditionally, you would designate in writing a competent adult who would [...]
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