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What is Probate of a Decedent’s Will ?


Probate and Estate Administration Making Estate Administration and Probate Simple I can help you deal with probate of a will in a decedent’s estate. Handling the affairs of someone who has dies is not  an easy process. I can take you through the steps necessary to have a will officially recognized. Next, I will assist in […]

Estate Tax Planning


Estate Tax Planning Terminal interests: A terminal interest is one that terminates upon the lapse of time or the happening or failure to happen of some event or contingency, if any remaining property passes to a person other than the surviving spouse. If the surviving spouse receives a terminable interest in property; the marital deduction […]

Estate Tax: husband and wife


ESTATE TAX Husband and wife: For a husband and wife, there is an unlimited marital deduction available that will allow property of the first spouse to die to pass to the surviving spouse without the payment of estate tax, thus preserving the property to support the survivor. To the extent that the assets are not consumed, […]

Estate Tax Valuation: Buy-Sell agreement:


Estate Tax Valuation: Buy-Sell agreement: • Buy-Sell agreement: This agreement is utilized to protect the decedent’s spouse or family, fix the value of the business interest for estate tax purposes and preserve business management. So long as the agreement is a true business agreement and not a device to pass property at less than fair […]

Estate Tax Valuation: Business freeze


Estate Tax : Valuation: The value is the fair market value. This is construed to mean the price at which the property would change hands in an arm’s length transaction between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or to sell and both having reasonable knowledge of the […]