Read Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning updates, articles, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
Widow Foreclosure Catch-22
The 2010 Tax Relief Act and your estate plan
Are your estate planning documents protecting your assets?
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Should you Opt-Out of the Voluntary Disclosure Program?
Death and Foreign Asset Disclosure. What you don't know can cost you…a lot
Safeguard Your MVA: Devising a Business Succession Plan that will Preserve your Most Valuable Asset
Planning for Your Social Media Accounts When You Die
Divorce can be costly, especially when it reveals undisclosed foreign assets.
Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, & Power of Attorney in Arizona - Putting Family First
Foreign Asset Disclosure Program
The Basics of the Fiscal Cliff Deal & Why the Lack of Sunset Provisions Is Important
Our previews of the new civil cases granted review at the end of the Illinois Supreme Court’s November term continue with Hooker v. Retirement Fund of the Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago,. Hooker poses the...more
For those of you following the public trust climate litigation in New Mexico, Judge Sarah Singleton has now issued a written decision denying the state’s motion to dismiss the case. There is no discussion of the issues, but...more
Earlier today, we previewed Bjork v. O'Meara, a case about the perils of challenging a will too late. Now we preview a case about timing your claim for attorneys fees: Rodriquez v. Department of Financial and Professional...more
In This Issue:
- February Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Intra-Family Loans and Split Interest Charitable Trusts
- IRS Issues Notice 2011-101
- IRS Issues Final Form 8938
In This Issue:
Settlment Offers: CIBC World Markets Inc. v. Her Majesty The Queen
Requirement to Provide SIN/BN on T5 - 3
Volunteer Rewards Program - 3
New Smart Chart Added - 4
During the past few months, approximately 47 statutes have changed or have been added to Arizona’s Probate Code, dealing with probate estates, guardianships, and conservatorships, taking effect on January 1, 2012....more
A federal court judge has granted permission for a John Doe summons requested by the IRS to be served on California’s Department of Equalization (DOE) seeking information on taxpayers who allegedly tried to evade taxes when...more
Numerous tax consequences flow from the value of property. Principal examples include charitable contribution deductions, estate taxes, and gift taxes. Absent a contemporaneous sale of the subject property to unrelated...more
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