Category Archives: Estate Planning Law

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Accident Suits versus a Decedent’s Estate

Injuries sustained at the fault of another individual may still allow the victim to look for an accident claim versus his/her estate even when the individual is no longer alive. The estate must retain a representative to prevent the matter in the civil court and progress as any other claim with comparable processes. The Personal […]

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Comprehending the New Michigan Trust Code

The author goes over the new Michigan Trust Code. Effective April 1, 2010, Michigan has a brand-new law governing trusts set up here in our state. The trust law was upgraded to deal with gaps in current law, produce uniformity between our trust law which of other states, and make it much easier for Michigan […]

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Someone is Wrong on the Web

There is an old Web meme that reveals a photo of a man taking a look at a computer while a woman stands in a doorway behind him The picture is captioned with some way of specifying that the man can not go to sleep since he needs to remain on the Internet because someone […]

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The Life of a Judgment (Lien) in Florida

A recent case chosen by the Fifth District Court of Appeals goes over the statutory structure for perfecting and keeping a judgment lien on genuine property in Florida. The opinion is Sun Glow Const., Inc. v. Cypress Healing Corp.,– So. 3d–, 2010 WL 4536803 (Fla. 5th DCA 2010). According to Fla. Stat. 55.10, a judgment […]

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Colorado Probate and Estate Tax Laws

When someone dies, it is essential that the matter is settled quickly and easily so that the family and other dependents are given time to grieve and become located with the circumstances. It is then vital that the next steps are taken to solve any outstanding matters. The estate then should be settled and designated […]

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Property Department: What Can I Keep and What Must be Divided?

Adam J. Blahnik, a Minnesota divorce and family law legal representative, explains how Minnesota is considered a common law property State (or marital property State) as opposed to a community property State. He then information the distinction between “marital property” and “non-marital property” in Minnesota. You find yourself either considering divorce, or in the middle […]

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You Have Options

You have choices when planning your estate. You are not required to use a last will to direct the distribution of your properties after your death. Instruments such as revocable living trusts are feasible options and they are not specifically for the rich. Your estate needs to be probated when you use a last will […]

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Parents of Unique Needs Children ought to Develop Plan for Later On in Life

If you have a kid with special requirements, you naturally fret about looking after their needs while you live, however likewise after you have passed away. A handicapped or special requirements moms and dad needs to find suitable care and services, deal with the kid to obtain independent living skills to the degree possible and […]

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Gina Reinhart– The Richest Australian Chooses To Disinherit

You might have recently heard the news out of Australia about the country’s wealthiest woman, Gina Reinhart and her legal fight with her kids over her choice to disinherit them from the household fortune. Ms. Reinhart is the heir to her daddy’s iron ore service estimated to be worth about $18 billion. The information of […]

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History and Introduction of the Federal Estate Tax

The federal estate tax is defined by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax on the right to move property at death. The tax is troubled the taxable estate, which is the overall fair market worth of the property moved at death (called the gross estate) minus allowable reductions. Reductions enabled under the Internal Profits […]