The Mendel Law Firm
The Mendel Law Firm
This report describes the estate tax valuation benefits available to owners of farms or other business real property.
Are you worried about being sued? Well, you should be. There are 18 million lawsuits in the United States each year. But that isn’t the whole story. Have you heard of the “deep pocket” syndrome?
Are you worried about being sued? Well, you should be. It is reported that there are 18 million lawsuits in the United States each year. However, that isn’t the whole story.
Problems often arise when a parent with minor children passes away with no estate plan in place, leaving behind potential hardship on the emotional and financial future of their minor children.
The passing of someone close to you is a difficult and emotionally draining time. The last thing you likely want to deal with is the business of settling your loved one’s final affairs. But, if you are a potential executor, it’s one of those things that must be done, and it’s not as horrible as you may have feared.
While often maligned as a headache, in reality probate offers a solid legal framework with advantages for those who have properly prepared prior to death and who have retained skilled legal counsel.
If you own life insurance, congratulations. Sadly, most of us put off this critical element in our family’s financial planning, which may have devastating consequences on the loved ones left behind.
A humorous take on how families pass on businesses, such as family farms, is reflected in this quip: Avenge your children; give them equal shares in your business.
At first glance, the concept of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) seems simple enough: a structured way to save for your golden years while deferring taxes on your growing nest egg.
Americans are some of the most generous givers on the face of the planet. They reach into their pockets and take out their checkbooks on behalf of others more often than any other industrialized nation.