Over views the problem created by evenly splitting an interest in real property between your heirs.
Over views the U.S. Government’s ability to seize your assets to pay for long term health care. Encourages proper estate planning to avoid personal property losses.
Over views modern day techniques (evidence) one can present to the courts that uphold the decisions the testator dictates in their written last will and testament.
Over views the consideration of putting a no contest clause into one’s will if they feel the will is going to be heavily contested. Additionally, advises how courts react to such a clause and suggests...
Over views the elements of capacity used to contest the legality of a will. Looks at mental deficiency, insane delusion and mental derangement characteristics that have been used to invalidate a will.
Over views incomplete estate planning and some laws that are in place to remedy the situation of overlooked heirs as opposed to those specifically disinherited.
Over views estate considerations that should be accommodated as widows and widowers (with their longer life spans) increasingly meet and decide upon a second marriage. Addresses for consideration a se...
Over views the care considerations for pets after their owner dies and possible alternatives to their owners estate planning and subsequent assurance the well being of their pets will remain important...
Over views the Roth IRA and the Individual Retirement Account options and how taxes factor into ones estate planning and retirement considerations.
Over views common means of contesting a will such as undue influence, lack of capacity, psychological domination and/or degenerated mental state.
Reviews problems associated with forming a trust such as deciding the powers which the trustee(s) have and do not have relative to the assets placed into a trust.
Over views questions surrounding intangible digital assets as a relative consideration to ones estate planning needs.
An over view of offshore investments and the procedures one must consider and comply with to ensure these investments remain a legal estate planning tool.
Over views whole life and term life insurance policies by comparing the advantages and disadvantages of each policy type as part of an estate plan consideration.
Looks at the history of property law and over views the life estate as an instrument of wealth transfer and how it helps to get the answer to the difficult questions associated with estate planning.