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- What Is a “Transfer on Death Deed” and Should I Use It?
There are many documents that may be created and used to permit the passing of property, assets and funds from one person to another upon the event of his or her death. Many of these are for business use if someone must leave the company or if a death occurs.
- Can a Co-Trustee of a Family Business Trust Eliminate the Other Co-Trustees?
Some family businesses are held in trust which allow trusted trustees to protect the asset so that the business is not adversely affected by family disagreements. The trust document contains specific information and directives regarding how the family business can be ran and provide protections to the business and the beneficiaries.
- Expert Witness: How to Properly Plan for Wills and Estates to Avoid Contest
Planning for the future when death is inevitable is often fraught with complications when there are family members that may contest the last will and testament of the deceased.
- Expressing Your Wishes and Mitigating Tensions Through Letters of Intention
The estate planning process can be an overwhelming experience for clients. After all, we are discussing a pretty unpleasant topic (your ultimate demise), and what will happen when you’re gone. It is an inevitable part of life as we know.
- Expert Witness on Testamentary Capacity
Experts are often needed when a will must be analyzed either before or after the person has died. Testamentary capacity is regarded as the legal and mental ability of a person to create or change a valid will.
- How Do I Plan My Estate if I Have Property in Different Countries?
Estate planning is the process of determining how to treat property upon a person’s death. This process is often complicated if a person has property in different states or countries.
- Property through Intestacy Risks
An estate plan is essential when creating property or structures on land. Without a plan on what may occur when the holder is unable to perform tasks or loses his or her life, there are often severe complications that occur.
- Someone Broke a Contract
Did a client, vendor, bank, corporation or partner break a contract? Did you break a contract? When someone breaks a contract it's described as a breach. If you breached a contract you may have a valid reason. Or, are you the plaintiff in a breach? What should you do if you're the victim of a breach of contract?
- What Are the Benefits of a Joint Will in New Jersey?
If you have assets that you want to pass onto spouse should anything happen to you then you may have considered a joint will.
- Are Irrevocable Trusts in New Jersey a Good Idea?
Although there are some circumstances where a revocable trust is useful it is usually not necessary.