Although most people would not want a court proceeding on death, many people mistakenly think that a will avoids one.
Financial planning is daunting enough, but it becomes more complicated and critical when you have a child or family member with special needs.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law in December 2017 could have a big impact, not only on estate tax planning but also on income taxes derived from unrealized estate tax consequences.
Many seniors and their families don’t use a lawyer to plan for long-term care or Medicaid, often because they’re afraid of the cost.
Your daughter owned a home. She died, leaving one child. No changes have been made to the house title, but the mortgage company refers to her estate and the tax assessor has put her son on the tax account. You desire to help sort out the situation and think the power of attorney will help.
Planning is a part of our daily lives. We plan menus for the day or week; we plan vacations; we plan meetings; and the list goes on.
If you run the odds on any procedure you perform, drug you prescribe, or diagnosis you make, there will be a statistically predictable number of bad outcomes and consequently, a malpractice suit. This has nothing to do with the doctor personally and everything to do with imperfect nature of medicine.
A probate lawyer can provide a variety of services to you, if you’re struggling to deal with matters related to your loved one’s estate.
If you own a business, you’ve always got plenty to think about: sales, marketing, employees, competition, industry trends and consumer preferences. The list goes on and on.
Selecting appropriate guardians will ensure that your minor children are cared for, if you pass away.