Estate Planning

    • Ways to Reduce Your Estate Tax

      When you leave behind your estate to a loved one, you leave them a great gift. However, that gift comes with the burden of estate tax. If you want to lessen the burden on your loved ones, you should carefully plan out your estate wishes. With these techniques, you can reduce your estate tax. 1. Give annual gifts to your children and grandchildren In your will, you can choose to ...

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  • 5 Things You Need to Know About The Estate Planning Process

    … a “living trust.” The beneficiary names or people involved in the trust are known as the “trustees.” A benefit to owning a living trust is that the trustees gain a certain amount of control. This control will allow for a much easier process when distributing all assets and items in the trust. Living trusts are technical because the articles and assets…

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  • Charitable Giving Tax Credit: Use It to Your Advantage

    … charity. This process is straightforward and leaves little wiggle room for the law, so you know your money is going to the right place. Another type of bequest is a residual bequest. In the case of a residual bequest, you are taking the leftover money from the remainder of your estate and transferring it to a charity. Rather than setting an amount…

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  • Estate Planning for Young Professionals

    …Estate Planning for Young Professionals Estate planning can look very different from client to client depending on each individual’s age, family makeup, health, and planning goals. A good estate planning attorney will consider each of these complex factors, and create a plan that addresses all of them, if possible. Very few young people make…

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  • Providence Trust Attorneys

    … Estate planning is a difficult task for anyone. As you age, you probably start to think, “what will happen to my assets when I die?”. It is a good idea to look into trusts. Providence trust attorneys can help you learn if a trust is right for your loved ones. What is a Trust? A trust is a type of document. It names a third party called…

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  • Rhode Island Elder Law Services You Can Trust

    … Rhode Island Elder Law encompasses many facets of elder law and estate planning. With the improvements of health and medical advancements, seniors are living longer, more active lifestyles than before. This brings new opportunities and perspectives to the conversation of elder law. The traditional vantage point of addressing elder law issues…

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  • What is an Advance Directive?

    …What is an Advance Directive? by Fort Worth Estate Planning Attorney Susan Smith You’ve probably seen it in the movies or read about it in the news. It’s a heart-wrenching scenario: a spouse or parent is in a coma. A decision must be made: keep your loved one on life support, or let nature take its course? Making medical choices in a time…

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  • Firearms Law Seminar – May 24, 2015!

    … On Sunday, May 24, 2015, from 10am to 2pm, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince from the Firearms Industry Consulting Group, a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., and Attorney Eric Winter from Prince Law Offices, P.C. will present on federal and state firearms law issues at the Heritage Guild of Easton, 70 Hilton Street, Easton, PA 18042…

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  • What To Do If You Suspect Financial Elder Abuse

    … person has gotten very close to your loved one and isolated them from other family and friends. Your loved one has changed power of attorney, wills, trusts, or other estate planning documents to favor another person without explanation. Another person is suddenly a joint bank account holder with your loved one or is added to deeds or titles… 11 readers -
  • Consumer’s Guide to Asset Protection and Bankruptcy

    …? NO! Intentionally trying to hide assets from creditors is FRAUD and this may create the risk of loss of a bankruptcy discharge, or criminal charges. The next time you’re faced with creditors breathing down your neck and you think of the many ways you can protect your stuff and lose the debt, be sure to consult with both an estate planning attorney and a bankruptcy lawyer …

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  • 2015 Estate Tax Repeal?

    … accounts, and life insurance have already exceeded these small caps. Both married couples and individuals should consider these figures when meeting with their estate planning attorney. Proper estate planning, whether through a trust, lifetime gifting, or charitable bequests from one’s estate, can greatly reduce, and in many cases eliminate…

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