Estate and probate law includes tax minimization for estates, trust law, probate administration and more.

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How to Protect Your Family with Estate Planning

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Six 6 Steps to Protecting Your Loved Ones Planning for the future can mean different things to different people. However, while we may work toward goals such as securing financial stability or obtaining adequate health care while we are alive, we can sometimes neglect the future that comes after we are gone. That’s where estate […]

What To Do When Someone Dies Without a Will

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When someone dies, emotions can run high when assets and debts of the deceased must be dealt with. A will can help ease this process, but when the deceased is without a will, survivors of the deceased will have to work with a probate court. Here is an overview of the process and important terms […]

Why Would Someone Contest a Will?

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The death of a loved one often leaves friends and relatives in a state of uncertainty, especially once the time comes to make sense of everything that is left behind. Everything that was built up and saved by the deceased during their lifetime must now be dismantled, dispersed, and resolved among the living. Did they […]

Here’s How the New Tax Law Affects You

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Tax season has come and gone, but there are some things you should know about the new tax bill that will affect your 2018 taxes next year. This is a particularly important reform since it is the largest reform in over thirty years, as well as one of the most complicated. First, Some Basics Explained […]

Why Everyone Should Get an Estate Plan

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When people think of estate planning, they might believe this is something only the very wealthy have to address. The truth is, an estate plan is one of the most important documents that you consider and execute, and they aren’t just for the rich. Surprisingly, many people don’t even realize that they, themselves, have assets […]

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Need an Attorney for Tax Law?

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In the United States, tax laws are difficult to comprehend without a professional at your side. A number of lawyers are also CPAs, and other types of attorneys focus on tax litigation. Different regulations dictate when the government can tax citizens for personal income, real estate, business profits, gifts, estates and a variety of other […]

Can I Receive Social Security Disability?

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Social Security provides financial assistance for those with disabilities. People in these situations can apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Those who apply for and successfully receive Social Security may receive benefits to help them live as they are unable. However, these programs differ in a few important ways, and […]

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What Should I Know About Retirement Planning?

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Preparing for retirement can be a complex process, but fortunately lawyers can ensure that those considering retirement have legally sound, effective retirement plans. Attorneys who specialize in elder law, estate planning law or probate law may be able to assist clients with retirement preparations. These attorneys may be able to handle all the details concerning […]