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Taxation and Trusts & Estates Trusteeships in an Election Year: Time-Sensitive Planning, Fiduciary Selection Considerations, and Drafting Solutions During COVID-19

Trusteeships in an Election Year: Time-Sensitive Planning, Fiduciary Selection Considerations, and Drafting Solutions During COVID-19 By: Megan Ferkel Earhart, Esq. and Ryan Shumacher, Esq. We live in strange and unprecedented times, both from an estate planning perspective and globally. The combination of COVID-19 and a particularly tumultuous election year have led to a spike in […]

Trusts & Estates Update on COVID-19 Tax Provisions for Individuals

For more information on how we can help you and your business, visit our COVID-19 Resource Center. Many clients have contacted us inquiring about their estate plan. We want to assure you that we are fully functional during this time and available to assist you with your personal and business legal needs. We hope that […]

Taxation and Trusts & Estates How the New Tax Act Could Affect Your Estate Plan

President Trump signed into law H.R. 1, which has a major impact on estate planning. The new law doubled the federal exemption for estate tax, gift tax and the tax on generation-skipping transfers (GST), starting January 1, 2018; the lifetime exemption for each of these taxes is now $11.2 million per taxpayer. Married couples together […]