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Trust, estate lawyer to speak at Wayne County Foundation event – Palladium-Item

Trust, estate lawyer to speak at Wayne County Foundation eventPalladium-ItemManterfield is a board-certified Indiana trust and estate lawyer, specializing in estate planning, family business succession planning and probate litigation, and a former president of the Estate Planning Council of Indianapolis. He served as an …

Ask the Experts: See estate lawyer about gifting assets – Kansas City Star

Ask the Experts: See estate lawyer about gifting assetsKansas City StarMany estate planning professionals believe that Congress will not act in 2012 but sometime next year will likely raise the estate tax exemption above $1 million, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2013. The current situation makes it extremely difficult to plan … and more »

Lions learn lesson in estate planning – PallTimes.com

Lions learn lesson in estate planningPallTimes.comDavid Dingman, Fulton Lion's Club president, right, thanks Pathfinder Investment Services representatives Robert A. Rolfe, left, senior financial consultant; and Craig Fitzpatrick, financial consultant, for their presentation on Estate Planning Basics …

Genesis Foundations host charitable estate planning events – Quad-Cities Online

Genesis Foundations host charitable estate planning eventsQuad-Cities OnlineDAVENPORT, Iowa — Oct. 22, 2012 — The Genesis Health Services Foundation is planning three upcoming seminars highlighting charitable estate planning. Topics for the free seminars will be Post-election Estate Planning, Nov. 8; Women, Wealth and Wills, …

Estate planning at a crossroads, area lawyers say – HollandSentinel.com

Estate planning at a crossroads, area lawyers sayHollandSentinel.comMaking decisions about your estate is often nerve-racking, but now is a better time than most to make them, area lawyers say. Several parts of federal estate law are due to shift January 1, 2013. Among them is a provision that would change the total …

ESTATE PLANNING: Obtaining date of death values – nwitimes.com

ESTATE PLANNING: Obtaining date of death valuesnwitimes.comESTATE PLANNING: Obtaining date of death values. Print Email. 2012-10-21T00:00:00Z ESTATE PLANNING: Obtaining date of death valuesChristopher W. Yugo Times Business Columnist nwitimes.com. 32 minutes ago • Christopher W. Yugo Times …

Examining estate planning options – MetroWest Daily News

Examining estate planning optionsMetroWest Daily NewsLast month, we discussed estate planning techniques available to Frank and Mary when they were concerned that their children might get divorced. This month, we'll discuss another common concern: the estate planning options available to Frank and Mary … and more »

Estate Planning: Homeownership traps in legacy planning – Lake County News

Estate Planning: Homeownership traps in legacy planningLake County NewsFinancing the purchase of one's home and refinancing one's mortgage can each create estate planning traps for the unwary. The traps created may be due to the name on the title or the manner in which title is held. Let us consider two scenarios …Learn basics of probate, estate planningThe Westerly Sun–…read more →

Jamestown Native Speaks On Estate Planning At NAIFA?Meeting – Jamestown Post Journal

Jamestown Post Journal Jamestown Native Speaks On Estate Planning At NAIFA?MeetingJamestown Post JournalLana Huston spoke to the members of NAIFA Chautauqua in regard to the importance of reviewing and updating a client's estate planning. Huston is a native of Jamestown and a graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School. She is an associate of Bly, …

Your finances: You need 3 key documents for estate planning – Times Herald-Record

Your finances: You need 3 key documents for estate planningTimes Herald-RecordThis is the most widely known estate-planning document. However, an incredible number of people simply neglect to ever have a will drafted. In the absence of a will, the laws of New York state dictate how your assets are distributed, and this might not …