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- New Jersey Estate Tax Law
As well as paying inheritance tax if you are the named recipient in a will people of New Jersey are also subject to additional Estate Tax if the value of the property is deemed taxable as well as adjusted gifts being taxable.
- Custody: Crossing State Lines with Children
It is no secret to any practicing family law attorney that Family Court can get very ugly. It often evolves into a competition where each party frequently crosses the proverbial line in an effort to make the other party look bad.
- Same-Sex Relationship Abuse in New Jersey
Same-sex relationships face the same issues that every other relationship may have to deal with, including abuse.
- Introduction to Elder Abuse and Negligence in Florida
In Florida, elder abuse and neglect is quite common, so it’s important to recognize the common signs.
- Elder Abuse Laws in New Jersey
In New Jersey, the goal is to protect those people who are most vulnerable.
- 85th Texas Legislature Considers Measures to Protect Elders from Financial Exploitation
The Texas Banker's Association recently prepared their legislative agenda for the new session, and at the top of the list was work on legislative authorities for banks to protect elders from financial exploitation.
- Alternatives to Filing a Guardianship in Texas
If you are the caregiver for a person who is a minor, or who has an illness or other condition that causes them to be unable to manage their own affairs, then you may have thought about filing a guardianship in a court. You should be aware that there may be alternatives.
- Undue Influence: A Form of Elder Abuse
A proactive approach in this situation is to meet with a qualified estate planning attorney to guide the individual through the estate planning process which may help avoid some of the pitfalls of undue influence that can arise from caregivers, friends, family and others.
- Contributing to Your Grandchildren's Future
When estate planning, gifting assets to your grandchildren can do more than help your descendants get a good start in life; it can also reduce the size of your estate and the tax that will be due upon your death.
- Elder Abuse: Underreported and On the Rise
Two million and counting elders suffer from elder abuse every year in the United States. However, with elder abuse on the rise, and the fact that elder abuse are often not reported, the actual number can exceed 2 million.