How An Elder Law Attorney Can Help You In New Jersey As we age, legal issues can arise that require specialized legal knowledge. An elder law attorney can provide invaluable help to seniors and their families in dealing with these unique legal needs. Here are some of...
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A simple will works for some people, but maybe not for you. Are you in a second marriage? Have minor children? Concerned about fraud? These are just a few of the many reasons to consider a trust.
One sure-fire way your clients can reduce the size of their taxable estate is to give gifts to loved ones while they’re still alive. But when are ‘deathbed gifts’ considered to be complete for estate and gift tax purposes?
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Recently, WHO revealed that the percentage of global citizens over 60 years will double from 12% to 22% between 2015 and 2050.
It’s true that if your child is on your deed as a joint tenant on your home, your home will not have to go through probate if your child survives you. At your death, your surviving child would immediately become the sole owner of your home without probate and with minimal transfer costs.
Reaching the point where you need to consider residential options for your mother can be overwhelming. Not only is it emotionally fraught, there are also financial and legal considerations.
Children and grandchildren motivate us to think about a will and life insurance. However, it is problematic to name minor children as beneficiaries.
For couples who face depleting their own assets, using a Medicaid-compliant annuity could be a way to preserve assets and still qualify for Medicaid.
A competent elder law or estate attorney can discuss and use, where appropriate, such provisions as the family exemption, benefits to prepaying inheritance tax, even where the tax return is not yet complete and a listing of itemized deductions.