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Why You Must Fear The Estate Tax

Why You Must Fear The Estate Tax

(Forbes) — The estate tax is dead! Long live the estate tax! Like a Phoenix flaming on the political wind, only to extinguish, then burst anew, this now-you-see-me, now-you-don’t tax is overlooked only at the peril of lasting prosperity. For exposed families,...
Should Inheritances be Equal or Fair?

Should Inheritances be Equal or Fair?

Stanley H. Teitelbaum, Martin M. Shenkman A common issue for those trying to plan an estate, especially the dispositive provisions of a will or revocable trust, are the dispositive provisions. The issue is summarized in a short phrase: “equal versus fair.”  The vast...

Thirteen Planning Constants Amid the Chaos

Wars, mass shootings, immigration, political discord, fake news, election meddling, data breaches and sexual misconduct are among the topics that seem to have dominated the headlines in 2018. All this drama can certainly make us feel jittery, unbalanced and nervous...