No Federal Estate Tax in 2010… at least for now

The U.S. Senate finished its work for the year without acting on the Bill the House passed that would have extended the 2009 federal estate tax — any… Read more

A Guarantee?

Lawyers are not permitted to guarantee outcomes.  Most law students learn about the “harry hand” case where a doctor guaranteed a surgery and the patient… Read more

Congress Acts to Extend Current Estate Tax

On Thursday, December 3, 2009, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would extend the Estate Tax of 45% to all Estates that are… Read more

One Huge Reason To Do Estate Planning Right…

One huge reason to do estate planning “right” — avoid estate litigation and family feuding.  Estate planning isn’t something we do for ourselves… we get… Read more