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Ruder Ware

Who Gets Your Property if You Die Without a Will?

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Some clients decide to hire an attorney to prepare their estate planning documents because they do not like the default laws in Wisconsin about who gets their property if they die without a will. In Wisconsin, if you die...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Insurance Claims ‘Explode’ in the Wake of Columbia Gas Incident in Massachusetts

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On September 13, 2018, a series of natural gas explosions surged across Massachusetts’ Merrimack Valley. Blame for the blasts was quickly attributed to Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, a local utility company and subsidiary of...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

10 Things to Know: US Allows Lawsuits Relating to “Trafficking” in Confiscated Property in Cuba

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Trump Administration breaks with precedent to allow US plaintiffs to bring “trafficking” suits under Title III of the Helms-Burton Act. Title III of the Helms-Burton Act (the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

Prenuptial Agreements 101

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With wedding season just around the corner, here is a primer on what a pre-nuptial agreement can and cannot do for you...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

When “I Do” Becomes “Adieu” – What About The Ring?

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson did it. So did Iggy Azalea and Nick Young. What do these couples have in common? They both called off their nuptials before the big day....more

Morgan Lewis

Businesses Beware: California Extends Tax Reach to Out-of-State Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators

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California Governor Gavin Newsom approved Assembly Bill 147 on April 25, requiring out-of-state/online sellers and marketplace facilitators to collect sales and use tax on taxable transactions if they have more than $500,000...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Trump Administration Allows Lawsuits Against Persons Who Have Used Assets Confiscated by the Cuban Government, Imposes More...

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On April 17, 2019, the Trump Administration announced that it would now allow plaintiffs to file U.S. federal court cases against individuals and companies that use private property expropriated by the Cuban government after...more

White & Case LLP

Cryptocurrencies: Property, Trust and Mistake

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B2C2 Ltd v Quoine Pte Ltd [2019] SGHC(I) 03, a decision of Simon Thorley IJ sitting in the Singapore International Commercial Court, is one of the first instances to apply contractual principles and trust law to a...more

Winstead PC

Court Holds That A “Gun Trust” Can Hold Other Assets

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In Estate of Keener, two heirs of a trust settlor filed an application to declare heirship. No. 13-18-00007-CV, 2019 Tex. App. LEXIS 1222 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi February 21, 2019, no pet. history)....more

Holland & Knight LLP

The Family Office: Planning for Private Aircraft Assets

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• Family offices are increasingly involved in structuring and managing the ownership or use of private aircrafts for business and personal travel. • The optimal structure will vary depending on a number of factors,...more

Ruder Ware

Myth Busters: Dispelling 5 Myths About Medicaids Long-Term Care Coverage

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Did you know that Medicaid is the largest source of funding for nursing home care? Medicaid, often called Medical Assistance or Title 19, has many rules that are confusing, and thus a mystery to many people. Even more of a...more

Ward and Smith, P.A.

Who Gets What When a Real Property Lease Terminates?

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Who gets what when a lease of real property is over? This is a question that can be problematic for both landlords and tenants. If the tenant installed additional improvements or made alterations to the premises, will...more

Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers,...

Understanding the Difference Between a ‘Per Stirpes’ and ‘Per Capita’ Distribution

When it comes to your estate plan, there are a lot of decisions you’ll have to make. Arguably, one of the most important decisions involves identifying to whom, and how, you want assets to pass when you die. Whether you...more

Ruder Ware

I Want to Avoid Probate...Right?

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In my opinion, education is the most impactful aspect of my role as an estate planning attorney. I often tell the story that when I first decided upon estate planning – over ten years ago – I excitedly told my husband that I...more

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

Guns and Dementia: Dealing With A Loved One's Firearms

Having a loved one with dementia can be scary, but if you add in a firearm, it can also get dangerous. To prevent harm to both the individual with dementia and others, it is important to plan ahead for how to deal with any...more

Ruder Ware

Will the Nursing Home Take My House?

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When faced with the possibility of paying for nursing home care, many people I meet with are concerned about what will happen to their house. Inevitably, I am asked, “Will the nursing home take my house?” To protect the...more

Jackson Walker

Are Patents Property?

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Most people think of “intellectual property” as a type of property. This makes sense because, well, “property” is in the name. However, as lawyers know all too well, the law is never that simple. As it turns out, at least one...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

DC QHTC regulation amended to require new application procedure

The District provides a variety of tax benefits to QHTCs, including sales and use tax and personal property tax exemptions, as well as a reduced corporation franchise tax rate. In order to qualify as a QHTC, a business must:...more

Jackson Walker

Cheers to the Holidays—and Property Taxes

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The holiday season is in full swing which means Christmas cookies, New Year’s resolutions, and property taxes… Wait. What? Yes, if you or your clients are aircraft owners in Texas, you should already be thinking about...more

Goodwin

Bank Fees Associated with Crypto Currency Purchases Contested

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The Southern District of New York is deciding whether a putative class action can proceed beyond the motion to dismiss phase in a lawsuit that may implicate how banks define crypto currency purchases, and how those purchases...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

A Bill of Sale and Proving Violin Ownership

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Documentation of a change in ownership of tangible personal property is important in commercial real estate transactions. This is the first of a series about documents signed at a commercial real estate closing. This article...more

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Vermont Supreme Court Reverses Decision Regarding Niece Found Liable To Competent Uncle's Estate

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Taylor Glaze thought she was doing a good thing when she took her 91-year-old Uncle Emil Kuhling into her Vermont home when he found caring for himself and his deteriorating New York City home too much to handle. ...more

Holland & Hart - Fiduciary Law Blog

Inheriting Vehicles – Sample Checklist Before You Go to the DMV

As a probate paralegal, I spend a decent amount of time helping families transfer assets and completing forms. One of the more common questions that I get is “What does one need to do and take to the DMV to transfer a...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Two New Laws Benefiting Commercial Landlords in California Take Effect Jan. 1

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Landlords of shopping centers and other commercial properties in California should take steps now to reap the benefits of two new laws—both effective starting January 1, 2019—governing abandoned premises and personal...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

Like-kind Exchanges Limited To Real Property

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The IRS recently reminded taxpayers that like-kind exchanges are now generally only available for exchanges of real property. This change was enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December of last year. ...more

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