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Estate Planning
March 29, 2019, Authored by Calvin Dexter, Blog: Estate Planning
There is no question that having children changes everything – and estate planning is no exception. If you and your spouse pass away or become legally incapacitated, and arrangements were never made in the event of such an emergency, your minor child or children will have to be placed with a new family. Not surprisingly, […]
December 28, 2018, Authored by Jason Krautkramer, Blog: Estate Planning
2019 is fast approaching.  As we all prepare for the holidays and a new year, it is important that we wrap up any loose strings.  Before entering into the new year, here are some things that need to be on your end of year checklist: 1. Make Sure Your Estate Planning is Up-To-Date Now that […]
November 30, 2018, Authored by Jason Krautkramer, Blog: Estate Planning
Although it’s the season of giving, no one wants to share with the IRS. Luckily, the law provides you many opportunities to give gifts to family, friends, and charities tax-free. Some are straightforward, while others may require the help of a professional. Your Yearly Coupons Each year on January 1st, everyone receives what can be […]
June 29, 2018, Authored by Calvin Dexter, Blog: Estate Planning
When someone dies, it is often necessary to start a probate proceeding to get the person’s estate administered. Probate is a court-supervised process to deal with a deceased person’s assets. That process will distribute those assets – or the net proceeds from the sale of those assets – to the heirs or beneficiaries. A probate […]
May 31, 2018, Authored by Jason Krautkramer, Blog: Estate Planning
There are many benefits available to wartime veterans, surviving spouses, and children. First let’s discuss who qualifies as a wartime veteran. A wartime veteran is one who served active military duty during one of the eligible wartime periods. They include the Mexican Border Period, World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam […]
March 30, 2018, Authored by Calvin Dexter, Blog: Estate Planning
I’m thinking about all the times I’ve had older clients tell me a banker advised them, “Just put your son or daughter’s name on the account. Then they can write checks to pay your bills if you need help with that. And after you die, there will be no need for probate.” Your banker is […]
February 28, 2018, Authored by Jason Krautkramer, Blog: Estate Planning
Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December of 2017 which is aimed at cutting taxes for corporations and all Americans. While the bulk of the legislation went into effect January 2018, most taxpayers will not see much of a difference in their taxes until 2019 when they file their 2018 taxes. Before […]
November 21, 2017, Authored by Calvin Dexter, Blog: Estate Planning
“My will controls all of my assets when I die, right?” The people that ask me that question are surprised to learn the answer is, “probably not.” The law allows ownership of assets to transfer at death in different ways. It can be done through contracts, trusts, joint ownership, or through probate administration – with […]
October 27, 2017, Authored by Jason Krautkramer, Blog: Estate Planning
In honor of October being Special Needs Planning Month, here are some tips for helping family members with special needs. Tip #1: Avoid disinheriting the person with special needs. Many disabled persons receive Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”), Medicaid or other government benefits to provide food, shelter and/or medical care. The loved ones of the special […]
August 17, 2017, Authored by Jason Krautkramer, Blog: Estate Planning
With the start of the school year swiftly approaching, the parents of young adults experience a mixed bag of emotions. It can be exciting to see your children branching out and becoming successful adults in their own right — a time full of hard work and self-discovery that hopefully lays the groundwork for a fulfilling […]
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