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Divorce and Asset Protection For Beneficiaries Cont.

We continue to receive inquiries from clients in search of ways to protect the assets they leave to their children and beneficiaries from divorce, law suits and creditors. Although clients protection from tax liability is of continued importance, asset protection in estate planning has grown in significance. Clients recognize that 50% or more of the …

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Is Your Pennsylvania IRA Still Protected From Lawsuits?

A recent case has opened a new door for someone suing you to try to reach or to attack your IRA. And, while IRAs usually have a heightened level of asset protection, my new article on this topic has a few suggestion – especially if you have a self directed IRA. Please click here to …

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The Will TO DO List For Parents

If you have children (old or young) you may have been thinking about doing a will or updating an old will to include new children, to appoint a guardian, and to do a trust to protect them from getting control over the inheritance too soon. In fact, new parents often report that they secretly worry …

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Family Limited Partnerships – Victory and Some Pointers

In a recent case, the tax payer had a victory over an IRS challenge that sought to include the full value of FLP (family limited partnerships) assets into the decedent’s estate. Family limited partnerships are often used to manage family businesses, real estate ventures, and even in some cases, publicly traded securities and other more …

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What Controls? The Will or The Beneficiary Designation?

Are you a Pennsylvania resident? Do you know whether or not your will controls or the beneficiary designation for your life insurance, annuities, and other non probate assets controls who gets those assets? I recently ran across this great little article on the important question of which controls – The will or the named …

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Your Government Doesn’t Like Off Shore Accounts. Should You?

Off shore accounts have been getting a pretty bad rap in the news media with the leaders of both America and Great Britain making multiple appearances to clearly establish that tax havens are just for the big corporations and illegal players seeking to evade taxes and engage in unlawful activities. The attached article examines the …

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