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What Types Of Custody Are Awarded In Arizona?
Arizona does not use the word "custody" in making decisions about a minor child. Instead, Arizona uses the terms legal decision-making
United States
9 Aug 2019
Protect Your Assets By Having A Will Or Trust In Place
In 2019, each individual may gift $15,000 to another individual in 2019, without filing a Form 709 Federal Gift Tax Return.
United States
15 Jul 2019
Estate And Trust Planning Opportunity – The 65 Day Rule
It is not is too late to plan for 2018.
United States
22 Feb 2019
Why Do Any Estate Planning?
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act raised the amount that can be sheltered from federal estate tax in 2019 to $11.4 million for an individual and double that amount, or $22.8 million, for a married couple.
United States
8 Feb 2019
IRA, 401(K), Profit Sharing Beneficiary Designations: Time To Check Them Out!!
I bet you have no idea what would happen if your intended beneficiaries pass away other than in the order you assume.
United States
1 Nov 2018
Four Important Things To Do Once Your Divorce Is Final
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 ...
United States
6 Sep 2018
…But It Was Mine Before We Got Married
t is not uncommon for one spouse to bring separate property into a marriage such as a house or land. For example, upon marriage, the husband and wife may choose to reside in a house that one of the spouses already owns.
United States
19 Jun 2018
Cash Value of Life Insurance Policy Exempt From Garnishment
Michigan's Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion interpreting a statutory provision exempting insurance proceeds from the reach of creditors in certain situations.
United States
3 Aug 2017
Recent Changes In Estate Planning Laws May Be Cause For Review Of Your Estate Plan
You may have an "AB Trust" or "ABC Trust," or a Family Trust that creates a Decedent's Trust (also referred to as a "Bypass Trust") and a Survivor's Trust on the death of the first of you or your spouse.
United States
9 May 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Inherited IRAS Are Not Exempt In Bankruptcy
The Supreme Court held in Clark v. Rameker Trustee that funds in an IRA inherited from someone other than the bankrupt debtor's spouse are not "retirement funds".
United States
24 Jun 2014
The American Taxpayer Relief Act Of 2012 Stabilizes Federal Estate, Gift And Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Law
The American Taxpayer Relief Act 2012 also includes a two-year extension of the "on-again, off-again" IRA charitable rollover provision that lapsed on December 31, 2011.
United States
22 Jan 2013
Use It Or Lose It - Short Lived Estate Tax Breaks Are Coming To An End
Individuals currently have an opportunity to transfer meaningful family wealth without incurring estate or gift tax.
United States
23 Oct 2012
Separation, Divorce, And Estate Planning
Estate planning becomes critically important when a couple is going through a separation or a divorce.
United States
6 Sep 2012
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