Your title presents your rights to your property. Therefore, any transfer of property through a gift or estate planning, needs to consider title insurance.
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With increased estimates of life expectancy, estate planning becomes a whole new ballgame….
Even with the waning of the pandemic, there has been a surge of clients feeling the need to review and update their estate planning documents. With children now grown and retirement ahead, new planning and insurance arrangements need to be made.
Bypass trusts are especially useful in estate planning, but there are special challenges when it comes to assets in retirement plans such as IRAs and 401Ks.
Developmental milestones are behaviors and physical skills seen as children develop These signs of development are followed by parents and by healthcare professionals. In the same way, estate plans need to be updated as we age and our needs and preferences change, and as family changes occur.
For most of us, estate planning is one of the most challenging topics to discuss with our parents. Even broaching the subject can seem daunting. Despite the challenging nature of this subject, it is one of the most important conversations we can have with our parents....
Sometimes children don’t understand the consequences of their own actions. When it comes t estate planning, some people might not understand the answer to the question “So what if I don’t do any planning?
We have trouble facing up to the possibility that an illness or disability might make us unable to manage our own affairs. Healthcare directives are a vital part of any estate plan.
Putting your affairs in order truly requires a number of different people, from your homeowners’ insurance agent to your tax advisor, property inventory specialist, and family members.
Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the use of donor-advised funds is soaring. These arrangements make it possible for donors to enjoy tax deductions now, but make specific distribution decisions later.