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- Passing the Estate to Nonfamily Members: Expert Witness
In some situations, a person may wish to pass his or her property to a business partner, friend, church member or other individual outside of his or her own family. Understanding what heirs are and any statutory right to inherit is important. An expert witness can explain the steps that are legally necessary to effectuate this transaction and whether they were or were not present in a specific situation.
- Prenuptial Agreements and Digital Assets: Why You Need to Plan for Them
Todayís society largely stays in touch over social media and other electronic means. Individuals may share a number of digital assets or may want to keep them separate. Knowing how digital assets will be treated and divided in the event of divorce or death can provide clarity to this issue. Prenuptial agreements can help safeguard digital assets.
- 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 youíre 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 personís 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.
- 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.
- Estate Laws in New Jersey
Estate laws in New Jersey are changing as of 2017. The estate laws are expected to be repealed altogether during the 2018 calendar year.