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Category: Asset Protection

Attorney C. Stephen Gurdin Jr. has asset protections designed to shield and insulate our clients’ wealth from personal and business liability risks.

Estate Tax – Gross Estate Gifts


Gross estate: This includes property of every kind wherever located. It includes property that passes directly under state law and is not subject to estate administration, as well as property that is exempt from taxation, such as municipal bonds. The form of the property is not important. Claims of various kinds are included even if […]

Pennsylvania Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Protection


Pennsylvania Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Protection Our economy has left many Americans finding themselves in a constant struggle to make ends meet. If you have lost your job, own your own business, are behind on your car or mortgage payments, or are simply swimming in credit card debt, declaring bankruptcy can help you begin to put […]

The Many Benefits of Bankruptcy


If you’re considering bankruptcy, you have a lot on your mind. Let Attorney Gurdin take some of the burden off by helping you start fresh. He will evaluate your case and determine if you are eligible for bankruptcy, and what type. He will help you file so that the creditors have to stop calling you […]

Legal Advice on Business Matters


Attorney Gurdin can assist you with any of the following business matters: • Entity formation: C-corp, S-corp, general partnerships, LLC (limited liability company), LLP (limited liability partnerships) • Corporate bylaws, LLC operating agreements • Non-profit formations, partnerships, sole proprietorships • Subsidiary business formations • Joint ventures • Mergers and acquisitions • Business representation • Employment […]

Pennsylvania Inheritance tax


ESTATE ADMINISTRATION Pennsylvania Inheritance tax Pennsylvania imposes a tax on assets passing to a beneficiary. The rate of the tax depends on the relationship of the beneficiary to the decedent (the person who has died). This type of tax differs from an estate tax such as that imposed by the Internal Revenue Service on certain […]