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Marcum Offers Estate Planning Tips for LGBT Families – Accounting Today

Accounting Today Marcum Offers Estate Planning Tips for LGBT FamiliesAccounting Today“Nontraditional families must be proactive in their estate planning or they could be subject to severe financial consequences,” said Nanette Lee Miller, national leader of Marcum's LGBT practice group and partner-in-charge of assurance services for the …

ESTATE PLANNING: Think before you give away the home – nwitimes.com

ESTATE PLANNING: Think before you give away the homenwitimes.comA: Changing the title to a home seems to be one of the most common estate planning ideas that folks come up with. However, in most cases, I don't think it's that good an idea. We can usually come up with a way of accomplishing your goals without going …

Can you count on an inheritance to bail you out? – Examiner.com

Can you count on an inheritance to bail you out?Examiner.comestate planning · lawyers · Probate · living trust · wills. Advertisement. A common theme in the discussion of the country's economic future is that having so many seniors in the population will drain the nation's financial resources. But there is … and more »

EstatePlanning.com Hosts Webinar for the Public On Year-End Wealth Transfer … – Sacramento Bee

EstatePlanning.com Hosts Webinar for the Public On Year-End Wealth Transfer …Sacramento BeeEstatePlanning.com was launched in April 2012 by WealthCounsel® to help consumers make informed decisions about estate planning strategies that can protect their family legacies. By WealthCounsel. WealthCounsel. Last modified: 2012-11-13T19:32:02Z …

Trial Begins for Estate Planning Lawyer Who Bought Annuities for the Dying … – ABA Journal

Trial Begins for Estate Planning Lawyer Who Bought Annuities for the Dying …ABA JournalTrial has begun for a Rhode Island estate planning attorney who was federally indicted (PDF) last year after being accused of making $15 million or more, with the help of others, by defrauding dying individuals into allowing insurance investments to be …

Estate Planning for Your Pet? – CNBC.com

Estate Planning for Your Pet?CNBC.comKim Bressant-Kibwe, the trusts and estates counsel for the ASPCA, said she believes that every pet owner should have both a disaster plan and an estate plan to safeguard a four-legged family member. That way, all your bases are covered, she explained, … and more »

Estate and Tax Planning Attorney, Gary Altman, Esq., Listed Among the DC … – Sacramento Bee

Estate and Tax Planning Attorney, Gary Altman, Esq., Listed Among the DC …Sacramento BeeROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 13, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Washingtonian magazine has selected Gary Altman, Esq., principal of the Rockville estate planning law firm, Altman & Associates, as one of the Washington, DC area's "Top Money Advisors" in the "Estate … and more »

Trial opens for 2 accused of defrauding the dying – Businessweek

Trial opens for 2 accused of defrauding the dyingBusinessweekPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An estate planning lawyer and one of his employees fraudulently made more than $30 million by making investments in the names of people who were terminally ill with ailments such as cancer and Lou Gehrig's disease, a federal …Trial opens for RI men accused of defrauding illBoston.comTrial opens…read more →

Advisors Must Get a Handle on Estate Planning – Financial-Planning.com

Advisors Must Get a Handle on Estate PlanningFinancial-Planning.comAdvisors Must Get a Handle on Estate Planning. by: Donald Jay Korn. Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Print · Email · Reprints · Tweet. Your clients may be aging, but that process won't go on forever. Clients die; moreover, a client's parent or spouse might …

‘Spiritual’ estate planning passes on values of departed – Sun-Sentinel

'Spiritual' estate planning passes on values of departedSun-Sentinel"Spiritual" estate planning — deciding how to passed down money based on values — is becoming a hot topic for baby boomers who want to make sure their values are passed along with their money, South Florida financial planners say. Bequests to …