In a previous blog post, we discussed how a Health Care Power of Attorney can be used to give someone the power to make medical decisions on your behalf if
Have you ever been asked by a doctor, nurse, or the staff of a medical facility if you have a “health care power of attorney?” Have you ever wondered why
The U.S. generation-skipping transfer tax (“GSTT”) imposes a tax on both outright gifts and transfers in trust to or for the benefit of unrelated persons who are more than 37.5
Testacy vs. Intestacy At its most basic, a Last Will and Testament (“Will”) is a legal document that provides for the distribution of your assets (often referred to as your “probate
In general, when one individual transfers money or property to another and does not receive an adequate return (i.e., makes a gift), the transfer is a potentially taxable event for
On Friday, March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law what is generally referred to as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act” or the “Act”).
In December 2019, Congress passed, and the President signed into law what is generally referred to as the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (“SECURE Act”). Generally effective