Estate Planning

Lawyers Say Estate Planning Is Hot Following Gas Boom – The National Law Journal

Lawyers Say Estate Planning Is Hot Following Gas BoomThe National Law JournalTrusts and estates lawyers in Central and Western Pennsylvania said they've recently seen an uptick in inquiries from landowners with oil and gas interests who are interested in beginning the process of estate planning. But, those lawyers added, there … and more »

It’s Never Too Soon to Start Transition and Estate Planning – National Hog Farmer

National Hog Farmer It's Never Too Soon to Start Transition and Estate PlanningNational Hog FarmerAs lenders and consultants, we have continually pushed the need for managing these price risks, but we also emphasize the need for business and estate planning. Advertisement. The events of the past six months, with huge swings in both hog markets and …

Estate planning, wills, trusts, beneficiary, Jamestown Estate Planning can help! – Daily Herald

Estate planning, wills, trusts, beneficiary, Jamestown Estate Planning can help!Daily HeraldThere are other reasons I'm sure, but having seen some of the best families deal with death over many years and with many different estate sizes, I can say that a well thought out, well drafted estate plan ends most arguments before they start. To …

Estate Planning Seminar Set – Trenton Republican Times

Estate Planning Seminar SetTrenton Republican TimesThe North Central Missouri College Foundation will host an estate planning seminar to be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Cross Hall on the NCMC campus. The seminar will be in Room 107 at 6 p.m. Two members of the Foundation's Board of Directors, Bruce …

Estate planning follows gas boom – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Estate planning follows gas boomPittsburgh Post GazetteTrusts and estates lawyers in Central and Western Pennsylvania said they've seen an uptick in inquiries from landowners with oil and gas interests who are interested in beginning the process of estate planning. But, those lawyers added, there are … and more »

Money & the Law: Child’s divorce can complicate estate planning – Colorado Springs Gazette

Money & the Law: Child's divorce can complicate estate planningColorado Springs GazetteA difficult problem facing lawyers who do estate planning work comes from the fact that parents, in the event of a child's divorce, may not want their hard-earned wealth ending up in the hands of a former son-in-law or daughter-in-law. Colorado's …

‘Spiritual’ estate planning ensures values are passed with money – Los Angeles Times

'Spiritual' estate planning ensures values are passed with moneyLos Angeles Times"Spiritual" estate planning is becoming a hot topic for baby boomers who want to make sure their values are passed down along with their money, financial planners say. Bequests to charities are up 19% in a year, according to Charity Navigator, a …

Estate Planning For Caregivers: 5 essential Legal Documents – The South Florida Times

Estate Planning For Caregivers: 5 essential Legal DocumentsThe South Florida TimesLast Will and Testament: Will preparation is a crucial component of estate planning because it acts as the final word regarding the transfer of property. If a family member dies without a will, state law will indicate what happens to the property …

RI Attorney Pleads Guilty in Identity-Theft Scam – Wall Street Journal

ProPublica RI Attorney Pleads Guilty in Identity-Theft ScamWall Street JournalA Rhode Island estate-planning attorney and one of his employees pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiring to steal and use the identities of terminally ill people in a scheme to profit from insurers and bond issuers. The guilty pleas, entered …Rhode Island Estate Planning CEO and Employee Plead Guilty to…read more →

How the Great Recession Impacted Estate Planning – Financial-Planning.com

How the Great Recession Impacted Estate PlanningFinancial-Planning.comCurrent estate planning rules are advantageous to protecting assets and transferring wealth with less tax. In fact, 2012 has been labeled the year of the gift tax, partly because you can gift up to $5,120,000 tax-free this year, and the estate tax …