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Blog Posts in May, 2013

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  • Why Create an Estate Plan
    Why Create an Estate Plan

    I often talk with people who erroneously believe that since they are not millionaires or billionaires that they do not need an estate plan. They laugh and tell me that they have "no estate" and that ...

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  • Subbing in - the benefits of will substitutes in avoiding probate
    Subbing in - the benefits of will substitutes in avoiding probate

    Everyone I meet with has heard me say multiple times that everyone needs at least 4 estate planning documents: a will, living will, health care directive and financial power of attorney. But just ...

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  • Mother's Day? Son Claims $1.2M Tax Write-Off For Helping Mom
    Mother's Day? Son Claims $1.2M Tax Write-Off For Helping Mom

    How much would you pay to have your child take care of you when you’re old and infirm? What if your child gave up practicing as a lawyer–a tax lawyer no less–to care for you? Perhaps plenty, but ...

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  • Picking your battles: How far has our society come in how we view domestic violence
    Picking your battles: How far has our society come in how we view domestic violence

    This morning I woke up at the unholy time of 4:30 in order to drive my husband to the airport. As I was driving home I started to scan the stations on his radio and stopped when I heard a peppy little ...

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