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Experienced Asset Protection Attorney Explains How Integrated Estate Planning Works – PR Web (press release)

Experienced Asset Protection Attorney Explains How Integrated Estate Planning WorksPR Web (press release)Integrated Estate Planning is the process of combining Asset Protection with Estate Planning to achieve ultimate asset planning objectives. Integrated Estate Planning is necessary for individuals who have a range of net-worth. An Integrated Estate … and more »

A professional network can guide you through the tax maze … – Winnipeg Free Press

A professional network can guide you through the tax maze …Winnipeg Free Press(Special) – With the continuing flow of changes to the tax system, preparing an annual return and developing a long-term financial/tax strategy are becoming … and more »

Talk to a lawyer before the inevitable – Grainews

Grainews Talk to a lawyer before the inevitableGrainewsDeath, divorce, disability and disagreement. While not all are inevitable, Laura McDougald-Williams, a partner in the Meighen Haddad Law Firm told an audience at CropConnect in Winnipeg in mid-February that it’s wise to protect your farm against the “4 …

Estate Planning | The Hawaii Herald – The Hawaii Herald

The Hawaii Herald Estate Planning | The Hawaii HeraldThe Hawaii HeraldEthan R. Okura received his doctor of jurisprudence degree from Columbia University in 2002. He specializes in estate planning to protect assets from nursing … and more »

BMO Wealth Management Report: Canadians Ill-Prepared For … – Yahoo Finance

The Insurance and Investment Journal (press release) (registration) (blog) BMO Wealth Management Report: Canadians Ill-Prepared For …Yahoo FinanceTORONTO , March 27, 2017 /CNW/ – BMO Financial Group today released a study examining Canadians’ approach to Will and estate planning. The report …Canadians’ estate planning efforts fall shortThe Insurance and Investment Journal (press release) (registration) (blog) all 2 news articles »

Ways to avoid a will or trust contest – Green Bay Press Gazette

Green Bay Press Gazette Ways to avoid a will or trust contestGreen Bay Press GazetteIf you are disinheriting someone, state that in your estate planning documents. This shows your specific intent to disinherit, and takes away the potential argument that they were accidentally left out. Consider leaving something small to the person(s …

Estate planning for your parents – Napa Valley Register

Napa Valley Register Estate planning for your parentsNapa Valley RegisterMany people don’t see the importance of estate planning until they have been forced to deal with the adverse effects of not being prepared for death or disability. Some parents are willing to bring their kids into the disability and estate planning …

Easing the Burden: Estate planning, the revocable trust – Fond du Lac Reporter

Easing the Burden: Estate planning, the revocable trustFond du Lac ReporterA trust is a legal arrangement under which there are three primary roles: the grantor, who is the creator of the trust; the trustee, who manages the property owned by the trust; and the beneficiary, for whose benefit the trust exists. The creator of …

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan, Part 2: Passing Assets to Children – Accountingweb.com

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan, Part 2: Passing Assets to ChildrenAccountingweb.comPart of our job is to give reality checks to our clientele. When I sit down with a client who wants to do estate planning, the talk usually turns to children or grandchildren. They often want to pass their assets to the next generation without …

Law firm to host estate-planning event – Sussex Countian

Law firm to host estate-planning eventSussex CountianAmber B. Woodland will work with attendees to explore the three stages of estate planning: lifetime planning, end-of-life planning and asset protection planning. The conversation will clarify the role of a power of attorney and will illustrate the …