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August 8th, 2011

What is a Crummey Trust?

(Estate Planners) - Don’t let its name fool you; the Crummey trust is a very viable option in estate planning. The Crummey trust can be used to legally avoid the payment of estate or gift tax when transferring money or other assets to someone else. And as a bonus, the grantor (person establishing the Crummey trust) can still specify to a certain degree how the transferred money and assets are used.

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July 11th, 2011

What is a Statutory Will?

(Estate Planners) - One of the simplest wills is the statutory will. The statutory will is a standard legal form that a testator (person making a will) completes by filling in particular information and checking boxes. The statutory will is binding and considering legally valid in only a handful of states, so simply downloading and printing a statutory will form and then filling it out certainly gives no guarantees that it will ever be accepted in the jurisdiction where you live, unless you have checked to be sure that your state recognizes such a form.

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September 21st, 2010

Wealth Transfer

(Estate Planners) - As political change sweeps through Washington, D.C., the future of the Estate Tax is far from settled. Under the current law, the tax on the value of your estate declines to zero in 2010, but is scheduled to reappear with a vengeance in 2011 with rates as high as 55% and hitting estates as small as $1 million. Subsequent modifications between now and January 1, 2011, by Congress and the President Obama are likely

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