Read Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning updates, articles, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
The Greatest Gift: Your Individual + Family Estate Plan
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
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
In today’s world, fewer marriages exist and more people are cohabitating in committed relationships for various reasons.
Arizona’s community property laws do not apply to the ownership of real property between...more
On May 14, 2013, Governor Dayton signed into law legislation revising the definition of "marriage" in Minnesota to include same-sex marriage. The law becomes effective August 1, 2013....more
A recent case, the Estate of Wilson, 2012 WL 6216869 (1st Dist. 2012), illustrates generally why escrow holders should avoid giving advice to parties to an escrow on how to take title to real property...more
AIJA/ ABA Seminar/ Key Players in Cross-Border Real Estate Investments:
La conférence réunissant des experts internationaux, "Les acteurs-clés des investissements immobiliers transfrontaliers",...more
Attorney James R. Andrews II is the host of Legal Sense with James Andrews. James was born in East Orange, New Jersey. He graduated from high school in Whippany, New Jersey and then attended the University of Virginia where...more
When someone talks about price it’s the best BUYING Signal you can ask for.
Evenif it is a price objection, the prospect has made that mental leap and thought about owning what you have to sell.
The request for the...more
If you are like most people who are getting divorced, or who have just gone through divorce, you no longer want your ex-spouse to be the beneficiary of your estate or to put your child(ren)in a position to be disinherited if...more
Lots of things, obviously! In context of tax and business, a number of specific items (not exhaustive), including:
a. Creditor protection via the special protections afforded by property held jointly as tenants by the...more
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
IN THIS ISSUE:
- IRS issues Notice 2011-76 Modifying Filing Due Date for Form 8939 and Automatic Extension Rule for Form 706 for Decedents Dying in 2010
- September Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective...more
A good part of the American dream and the largest single asset many people own is their home.
Whether shelter or showpiece, the sanctuary it provides and the investment we make in our homes is among the largest in the...more
Welcome to our autumn newsletter.
In this edition, we are pleased to tell you about how Turbervilles has been awarded the Law Society’s prestigious Conveyancing Quality Mark, meaning that the high standards of our...more
In This Presentation:
Typical Documents To Be Reviewed: Deed; Mineral Deed; Mineral Reservation; Royalty; Lease; Seismic Permit; and, Pipeline Right-of-way.
Who owns the minerals: Title Opinion; Title Insurance;...more
Welcome to our Summer Private Client Newsletter.
In this edition, we see why divorcing couples must consider mediation before being allowed to go to court.
There’s a warning from the Ombudsman that people should...more
The Florida Constitution prohibits a decedent from devising his or her homestead to third parties if the decedent is surviving by a spouse at death. When there are no surviving lineal descendants of the decedent, the...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.
If you were a married couple living Arizona, you had three options as how to hold the title to real property in Arizona.
The choices were:
• community property,
• joint tenants with right of survivorship...more
Discusses the basics of the types and uses of Powers of Attorney in Florida...more
The first goal of a sound financial plan is to protect your personal and business assets from potential lawsuits and claims. ...more
This is our most recent newsletter to our clients. We try to provide them with information they can use, but may not otherwise see in our local media....more
The Law Office of Raymond A. Kenney, PLLC can: 1) Stop your home foreclosure, or strategize your foreclosure to save you money and remain in your home longer; there are significant legal and tax consequences involved in a...more
If you are going through or even contemplating a divorce, the single most important step you can take to make sure that your desires are carried out is to execute a new will, power-of-attorney and health care proxy....more
The Pitfalls of Improper Titling of your Assets
This Article discusses why a regular review of the titling of your assets is of the utmost importance....more
Child Support Laws Demystified...more
A brief discussion of whether a parent should place a child on title with the parent on the parent's house....more