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Navigating the complexities of estate planning is particularly crucial for those with substantial assets. High-net-worth individuals and families often face unique challenges in securing their legacy, managing estate taxes and ensuring that their wishes are honored. Understanding high-net-worth estate planning strategies can make a significant difference in preserving wealth for …

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What Happens When the Second Parent Passes

However, settling the second spouse’s affairs was more complex, even with advance planning. Everything from wills to banking to tax returns became more complicated. Read more

What are Primary Testamentary Estate Planning Documents

When someone dies, one of the first questions the attorney will ask is what primary estate planning instrument the decedent had in place. Read more

How Does an Inheritance Trust Work

Inheritance trusts take on critical importance in wealth management, particularly for multi-generational families. Read more

Do I Have to Pay Taxes on Trusts

Trust distributions might be taxable, with the tax liability potentially varying based on factors, such as the type of trust, the kind of distributions and a beneficiary’s tax bracket. Read more

Which Trust Revocable or Irrevocable

There are important differences between the two types of trusts, including the amount of control you’ll have over your assets. Read more

IRS Changes Rule on Inheritance Taxes

The agency has curbed the tax break on a particular kind of trust that is often used to minimize capital gains taxes. Read more

There are some significant benefits of creating a living trust. Read more

Family Trust

Unless you’re a member of the Addams family, thinking about death probably isn’t your favorite afternoon activity. However, not thinking about it can cause even more pain when death ultimately does come knocking. Read more

Estate Plan

Estate planning might sound like something that’s just for wealthy people with huge beach houses and billions in the bank. However, the truth is that estate planning is something we all need to think about. Read more