American Bar Association Guide To Wills And Estates Fourth Edition

Author: American Bar Association
Publisher: Random House Reference
ISBN: 037572396X
Size: 26.32 MB
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The American Bar Association Guide to Wills & Estates, Fourth Edition, is the user-friendly guide that contains everything you need to know about planning an estate and preparing a will. It is organized in easy-to-follow chapters with sidebars containing tips, checklists, and key information, encouraging you to begin the process quickly and easily. The ABA Guide to Wills & Estates will help you: • Determine what to put in an estate plan • Decide whether to prepare a will, trust, or living trust • Avoid or reduce estate taxes • Transfer property without a will with substitutes such as life insurance and joint tenancy • Understand the benefits of living gifts and life insurance, among many other topics The Fourth edition features new and updated topics, such as: • Life-threatening and chronic illnesses • Incorporating your religious beliefs into your estate plan • Assisted reproduction and its resulting estate planning implications • Civil unions and same-sex marriages • Elder abuse and care • Information about Roth IRAs in estate plans • The impact of digital assets on estate planning

A Lawyer S Guide To Estate Planning

Author: L. Rush Hunt
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590313664
Size: 38.33 MB
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This book provides an introduction to the basics of estate planning and will make this area of the law more accessible to the nonspecialist.

The Complete Book Of Wills Estates Trusts

Author: Alexander A. Bove, Jr., Esq.
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 1466829001
Size: 54.22 MB
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The best legal guide to wills and estates—with more than 80,000 copies sold—now updated to cover the current asset protection options and estate laws Whether grappling with modest or extensive assets, The Complete Book of Wills, Estates, and Trusts has long been the indispensable guide for protecting an estate for loved ones. In this completely revised third edition, updated to cover the latest changes in estate law, attorney Alexander A. Bove, Jr., clearly explains • how to use a will to avoid probate and legal complications • how trusts work and how to use trusts to save taxes • how to contest a will and how to avoid a contest • how to settle an estate or make a claim against one • how to establish a durable power of attorney • how to protect assets from creditors In his straightforward and humorous style, Bove shares easy-to-understand legal definitions, savvy advice on taxes, and pragmatic and simple sample forms, all illustrated with entertaining examples and actual cases. The Complete Book of Wills, Estates, and Trusts is the best guide available for defending your financial legacy

Preparing Witnesses

Author: Daniel I. Small
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590313794
Size: 62.20 MB
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This new book has been expanded with over 10 new chapters including The Party Witness, The Expert Witness, The Physician as Witness and the Criminal Defendant.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Wills And Estates

Author: Stephen M. Maple
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781592578603
Size: 12.52 MB
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An updated guide to wills and estate planning discusses such topics as probate, trust funds, life insurance, the latest tax regulations, providing for minors, donations, retirement, living wills, executors, and more, and is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing simple forms for drawing up a will and more. Original.

The American Bar Association Guide To Wills Estates

Author: American Bar Association
Publisher: Random House Reference &
ISBN: 0375722998
Size: 12.37 MB
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Written in easy-to-read language with dozens of real-life examples, this book provides important information about mediation, arbitration, small claims court, and civil court procedures, and includes a chapter on working with a lawyer.

Your Living Trust And Estate Plan 2012 2013

Author: Harvey J. Platt
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1581158718
Size: 69.24 MB
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This revised fourth edition from estate-planning expert Harvey J. Platt details the most up-to-date strategies for using a living trust to create a ?exible estate plan. With explanations of the latest tax laws, including the new Tax Relief Act, changes to the gift and generation skipping tax laws, and the new uni?ed tax schedule rate. This book maps out the most effective techniques for saving money and property and provides the essential details of successful estate planning. Your Living Trust and Estate Plan 2011-2012 covers vital subjects not found in other books and discusses the components of and variations in living trusts, how to select beneficiaries, understanding the probate process, contributing to charities, life insurance, retirement benefits, ethical wills, dynasty trusts, postmortem planning, trust decanting, income tax planning, and offshore trusts.