Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs) ­are a mechanism by which wealthier individuals and couples can transfer appreciating assets to their heirs and minimize gift or estate taxes. High-net-worth individuals and…

Following the death of a family member, you may find yourself needing to sort through many possessions accumulated over the deceased’s lifetime. An estate sale is one way to distribute…

For the estate planning attorneys at Weeks Law Firm, the ongoing litigation over James Brown’s estate is a good example of why estate planning is so important. The case has…

Many probate lawyers have been called upon to deal with the estates of people who are claimed to have signed their wills while not in full possession of their faculties….

If you are contemplating giving part of your estate to a charity, this decision can and should form part of your estate planning process. As a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy…

In addition to estate planning to decide what will happen after you have passed away, you also need to think carefully about how you are going to spend the later…

There are many unknowns in estate planning, but you can’t let the uncertainties get in the way of creating any kind of plan. Having an imperfect plan is usually better…

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