Estate Laws

  1. Pros/Cons of Storing Estate-Planning Papers Online

    Digital storage takes the hassle out of keeping track of estate-planning paperwork, ...
  2. Avoid These 11 High-Net-Worth Money Mistakes

    With larger sums come more chances for bigger mistakes. Here is a list of 11 common ...
  3. Why It's So Important to Update Your Estate Plan

    As rules and exemptions tied to the estate tax change, so should your estate plan. ...
  4. Estate Planning: 16 Things Prince (and You) Should ...

    The must-do list Prince and his advisors should have completed to avoid leaving his ...
  5. Which Child's Best for Monetary Power of Attorney?

    Don’t make the mistake of trying to appear “fair” or avoid hurt feelings. Trustworthiness ...
  6. How to Value Art and Dodge the IRS on Death Taxes

    Appraising artwork can be a very inexact process, and an estate could face penalties ...
  1. In-Depth Guide To Estate Planning

    The process of planning your estate takes careful consideration. Skip any of these ...
  2. Estate Planning Basics

    Deciding what will happen to your assets when you pass away is a must - no matter ...
  1. Are estate planning fees tax deductible?

    The costs of estate planning can be significant. Are any of these expenses deductible to the taxpayer or are they merely ...
  2. What causes a stock account to be escheated?

    Learn about what causes a stock account to be escheated, including how to maintain an active account and avoid forfeiting ...
  3. Are 401(k) accounts escheatable?

    Find out how your 401(k) retirement savings plan is protected from escheatment by ERISA, including when this protection can ...
  4. Are IRA accounts escheatable?

    Find out how and when your IRA can be escheated by the state government, including the difference between escheatment of ...
  1. Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Find out what you need to prepare to avoid serious estate planning mistakes.
  2. Top 8 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Proper planning will help ensure that your wishes are honored and your heirs are ...
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