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Carlton Fields
Calixto v. Lesmes - Hague Convention on Child Abduction
Proskauer Rose LLP
The estate and gift tax regimes have been permanent and unified since the passage of The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "2012 Act").
Dickinson Wright PLLC
I bet you have no idea what would happen if your intended beneficiaries pass away other than in the order you assume.
Rosen Hagood
By now, most estate planning attorneys, wealth advisors, and litigators are familiar, or at least becoming more acquainted with the overall rise in trust and estate conflicts.
Anaford Attorneys
Usufruct is typically used as an advantageous estate planning technique in Europe and in particular in France. However, in situations where US tax laws come into play, the advantages of using it can be diminished or negated, depending on ....
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
I must confess that all this talk about estate tax repeal and farmers losing their corn fields has resulted in our clients being confused and my mother being worried.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Santa Fe, New Mexico. Far removed from my office in New York City and recently hiking with friends in the mountains of New Mexico, I had a daydream.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Having grown up listening to and memorizing every Beatles song, I was deeply saddened by the death of George Harrison.
Carlton Fields
Florida Appeals Court Decisions: Week of October 1 - 5, 2018
Withers LLP
Family office (FO) goals, structures, leadership and challenges are as complex and distinct as the families themselves. Although each FO approach and structure is unique ...
Hall Booth Smith, P.C.
So, do you have a desire to gift or bequeath money to your favorite charitable organization, but are concerned that either (i) you will need the income generated by the property during your retirement or ...
Day Pitney LLP
Rebecca Tunney co-authored an article, "Reconciling the Limits of Agency Law and the Reach of the Federal Arbitration Act," published by the Massachusetts Law Review.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In the United States, there are nine community property states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Additionally, Alaska, Tennessee and Puerto Rico are elective community property jurisdictions.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
The Wisconsin legislature recently enacted a number of changes to a Wisconsin statute allowing for non probate transfers of real property (i.e., land) upon death.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Lowndes attorneys obtained a favorable ruling from a probate court in Lee County, Florida, on behalf of a decedent's estate; and thereafter, secured an affirmance of the ruling from Florida's Second District Court of Appeal.
Holland & Knight
A recent New York County Surrogate's Court case, Matter of the Estate of Durcan, highlights the importance of properly completing beneficiary designation forms for retirement accounts, even when one has already completed them at a prior custodian.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Two years have passed since Treasury and the IRS first announced that they were working on guidance relating to the basis of grantor trust assets at death.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
It's not unusual that when a wealthy person dies, various writings are filed with the court purporting to be that person's will.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Finally, you have received a copy of your Decree of Dissolution of Marriage. After the celebration and/or tears have stopped, now what do you do? While the process of actually getting divorced is an event unto itself ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Every person has a domicile. This rarely-considered fact has far-reaching consequences, including where and how an individual is taxed.
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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Public Law 115-97, commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act"), was signed into law on Dec. 22, 2017.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The estate and gift tax regimes have been permanent and unified since the passage of The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "2012 Act").
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Two years have passed since Treasury and the IRS first announced that they were working on guidance relating to the basis of grantor trust assets at death.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On December 20, 2017, Congress passed far-reaching changes to the Internal Revenue Code (the "2017 Tax Reform Act") that provide significant estate planning opportunities to take advantage of a doubling of the estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ("GST") tax exemptions.
Day Pitney LLP
This is particularly true when recent changes to the estate tax laws of some states are taken into account.
Anaford Attorneys
Usufruct is typically used as an advantageous estate planning technique in Europe and in particular in France. However, in situations where US tax laws come into play, the advantages of using it can be diminished or negated, depending on ....
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In the United States, there are nine community property states: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Additionally, Alaska, Tennessee and Puerto Rico are elective community property jurisdictions.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
I bet you have no idea what would happen if your intended beneficiaries pass away other than in the order you assume.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
The Wisconsin legislature recently enacted a number of changes to a Wisconsin statute allowing for non probate transfers of real property (i.e., land) upon death.
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