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The Gift of Tax Planning: Maximize Gifting While Minimizing Taxes

The holiday season is around the corner, and many of us are thinking about what to get our loved ones. But did you know that there are tax considerations that should be kept in mind when making gifts? Proper estate planning can help maximize giving while minimizing taxes.In this article, we'll take a look at gift taxes, how to avoid them, and how you can make gifts in the most advantageous way.

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What to Expect When You Hire a Lawyer for Your Estate Plan

As a parent with minor children, it is important to make sure that your estate plan is up-to-date. This ensures that they will be taken care of in the event of your death or incapacitation. It can also minimize any tax consequences on their inheritance and allow them to maintain control over assets until they are old enough to handle it themselves.In this article, we will discuss what you need to know about hiring a lawyer for your estate plan and what you should expect when doing so!

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What Makes a Will or Trust Different for Families with Minor Children

What’s the difference between a will and trust? It can be hard to decide which one is right for your family. This article outlines the differences, as well as what you should know about each option before making any decisions.

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How to Choose an Estate Planning Attorney

Choosing an estate planning attorney is a big decision, and one that should not be made lightly. There are many things to consider when choosing the right estate planning attorney for your needs.Before retaining an attorney to assist with your estate plan, here are five questions you should ask:

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Estate Planning 101 for Families With Young Children

Estate planning is a subject that many people avoid thinking about. However, if you have young children at home, estate planning should be near the top of your priority list. It's never too early to start thinking about how you would like things handled in case something happens to both parents or other primary caretakers. You may not think anything will happen for years - but it only takes an accident or illness for everything to change in an instant.

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Estate Planning Moves to Make Before the Holidays

With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, it’s a good time to plan ahead for family emergencies. One way to protect your children is by creating a will or trust that names guardians for them in case something happens to you. Read on for more information about what estate planning moves parents should make before the holidays.

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How to Plan for a Family Member Struggling With Drug Addiction

Parents are often faced with an agonizing decision when their child is struggling with drug addiction: do they cut them out of the will?It's a hard question to answer. On one hand, parents want their children to feel loved and cared for even if they can't be involved in family matters. But on the other hand, there is no guarantee that loved ones with addiction who inherit assets will use them responsibly.This post explores two ways parents can help a child struggling with drug addiction with proper estate planning.

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5 Financial Gifts Every Parent Should Give Their Minor Children

Parents often think that they can't help their children financially until they are 18 years old. However, there are many financial gifts that parents should give to their minor children now to make sure they will be taken care of when the parent is no longer around.

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How to Start Your Estate Planning

How can you provide for your children in the event of a tragedy? The best way is to have an estate plan and to include all of their caretakers in it.In this newsletter article, we'll teach you how to start estate planning so that you can feel confident knowing that your children are well taken care of if something happens to you.

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3 Situations Where You Might Need a Full-Service Elder Law Attorney

Elder law attorneys are not just for eldercare. There are many situations where elder law advice is needed, even if elder care is not an issue. To determine whether you need a full-service elder law attorney to help with your situation, take a look at these 3 situations:

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