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.
Fein, Such, Kahn, & Shepard: Estate Planning
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
Welcome to our Winter Newsletter.
In this edition, we report on why people are starting to record their internet and computer passwords in their wills.
A woman injured while having her hair coloured in a salon is...more
People needing to file bankruptcy after retirement happens more often than one might think. Often one of the causes leading to the bankruptcy is not only the retired person’s financial situation but the financial...more
Too often people come to me to file their bankruptcy after they have liquidated their retirement accounts to try and get on top of credit card debt. The end result is a bankruptcy and nothing to fall back on during...more
On February 22, 2011, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory to assist the financial industry in reporting instances of financial exploitation of the elderly, a form of elder abuse.
I meet with a significant number of retired people who are trying to deal with huge amounts of credit card debt with little more than their Social Security income. Trying to make minimum payments of $200-$600 per month when...more
With the down turn in the economy I am seeing more and more people needing bankruptcy help in the retirement years. This article discusses some of the benefits and protections for those needed bankruptcy relief in their...more
Review this article before you hire an attorney!!!...more
Now is the time to assess your financial and family fitness for 2011. Plan to make forward progress in all areas by conducting a fitness checkup in five key areas. Take the time to review your credit report, set a budget,...more
To anyone on Twitter, raise your hand if you don’t pay attention to your number of followers. No matter how not vain you claim to be, your follower number is something that tugs oh-so-gently at your consciousness.
This article addresses the 9 key steps to take before hiring a lawyer....more
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