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How to Avoid Inheritance Fights Among Your Adult Kids

By Mary W. Quigley, a journalist and author, Posted in AARP Online, Jan 17th, 2017 Adult siblings gather round a conference table in a lawyer’s office, arguing bitterly over an inheritance. “We never thought this would happen to our family,”

Posted in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Inheritance

Blood and Money: Why Families Fight Over Inheritance and What To Do About It – Live Webinar | Lorman Education Services

Live Webinar – Gain an understanding of how to effectively help families get through nasty inheritance battles. Wednesday, April 6th 2016, 1:00 to 2:30 PM EST An accredited course organized by Lorman Education Services Veteran estate planning, elder law attorney,

Posted in Inheritance

How Much May I Gift Annually?

Gifting is an important part of our estate and elder law practice. Strategic gifting accelerates eligibility for VA benefits and Medicaid. Unfortunately, nothing seems to confuse folks more than the rules concerning gifting. In a nutshell, each of us may

Posted in 2015 Newsletter, Inheritance

Protecting IRAs for Heirs

IRAs and other retirement accounts have grown to become a substantial portion, if not the largest portion, of most of our older client’s estates. Part of the reason for the growth in IRAs has been their preferred treatment under income

Posted in 2014 Newsletter, Inheritance

19 Recommendations for Minimizing Inheritance Conflict

By P. Mark Accettura, Esq. Article Highlights Minimizing Inheritance Conflict How you structure your estate at death is an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy of fairness, compassion and love. The estate plan communicates who we remember, love, consider important

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