Blog Posts in July, 2011

PROPOSED CHANGES TO FEDERAL ESTATE & GIFT TAXES: Part 1 - Obama's 2012 Budget

As we are all aware, The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 (AKA the 2010 Tax Act) had a profound effect on estate planning. Unfortunately for many hard ...
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WHY CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS SHOULD CONSIDER THE NEVADA ASSET PROTECTION TRUST

(Copyright 2011) I. Introduction In Connecticut and most other states, when an individual who creates and transfer assets to a Trust (the maker or "trustor" of the Trust), is also a ...
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Behold, the Power of Properly Drafted Estate Documents!

Reclusive heiress leaves money to who...? As crazy as it may seem, Huguette Clark, heiress of around $400 million, gave nothing to her family, but left about $38 million to her private nurse, Hadassah ...
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