In This Issue:

- How to Protect Your Assets as a Business Owner

- Separated But Not Divorced: Don’t Wait to Update Your Estate Plan

- Tales from the Cliff: Estate Planning Policy for 2013 and Beyond

- Excerpt from Tales from the Cliff: Estate Planning Policy for 2013 and Beyond:

For those of you watching Congress as 2012 came to a close and wondering what would happen to the economy if we fell off the dreaded “fiscal cliff,” you may feel as though you lost a lot of sleep over nothing.

Congress did reach a deal in the wee-hours of New Year’s Day and despite several doomsday scenarios,from an estate planning perspective, things stayed pretty consistent. So what did the new deal entail and what does it mean for your ability to plan for the future of your estate?

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

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Topics:  Advance Directives, Business Assets, Divorce, Durable Power of Attorney, Estate Planning, Fiscal Cliff, Generation-Skipping Transfer, Gift-Tax Exemption, Land Titles, LLC, Portability, Separate Accounts, Separation, Spousal Elective Share, Tax Rates, Trusts, Wills

Published In: Business Organization Updates, Family Law Updates, Tax Updates, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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