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Celebrity Estate Planning

Celebrity Estate Planning

So, the auction begins today with sixty percent of the proceeds going to Bourdain’s estranged wife, Ottavia Busia, and his daughter Ariane, the rest to a new scholarship at the Culinary Institute of America. Although Bourdain did some planning, one wonders if this is...

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When Does a Deed Become a Nightmare?

When Does a Deed Become a Nightmare?

Answer: When not titled correctly. Currently, I am working with a cleint that would like a property solely titled in her and her sister's names as her 5 other siblings who are on the deed are now deceased. Simple enough...however, the deed is titled as "tenants in...

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Basis Step-Up

Basis Step-Up

Basis step-up is a powerful tax-saving tool. Often, it is why it is preferable to bequeath a home/stocks instead of gifting it. Although this article is making the case against basis step-up, it is important to understand why it is so advantageous and why you should...

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Inheritence Trust “Double Check”

Inheritence Trust “Double Check”

Great article that stresses how you can protect your expected inheritance and to make sure that your parent's estate planning documents are drafted correctly. As the article states, "double check to make sure that any inheritance that might be received will be under...

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