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As the world becomes more globalized, courts are having to sort out sometimes messy conflicts between the estate laws of different cultures. A recent example comes out of Switzerland. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Nelson Elder Care Law
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The latest celebrity estate to see a dispute between relatives over control of the estate assets belongs to the late poet Maya Angelou. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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People would like to know how much money they need to have in their accounts, before they can consider retiring. That is not always an easy question to answer. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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If a trustee is removed from his or her duties, the former trustee usually turns over any assets he holds to the new trustee as quickly as possible. However, there are exceptions to that rule. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Executors and estate administrators can sometimes be tempted to use their powers to enrich themselves. They would be wise to resist the temptations. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Nelson Elder Care Law
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What happened to Aaron Hernandez's millions of dollars in assets, has been the source of some mystery. Reports have now surfaced that he might have hidden them in a trust. Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Congressional Republicans still have not finalized their tax reform plans. However, the remarks of Sen. Marco Rubio have many elder advocates worried about what will come next. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Gaining access to a loved one's digital accounts after they pass away can be a difficult process. Most states have now passed a uniform law to help but it is still cumbersome. Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Country music legend Glen Campbell recently passed away, leaving behind eight children. His will cut three of those children out of receiving any inheritance without leaving an explanation. Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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A new uniform law is soon scheduled to take effect which sets standards for people acting as agents under powers of attorney. However, only four states have adopted the rules. Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Trusts are an excellent way to make sure that your assets are handled and distributed how you want after you pass away. However, they are not completely foolproof. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Before deciding whether or not to launch a legal challenge to a will or trust, it is important that you see an estate attorney to learn about no contest clause laws in your state. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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In the U.K. more and more people are having to pay the inheritance tax leading to an increase in people insuring against that possibility. Americans concerned about estate or inheritance taxes can do the same. Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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The best way to prevent your family from fighting over your estate, is to let them know what to expect from your estate plan. The conversation does not need to be exclusively about money. Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Even convicted murderers, like Charles Manson, leave behind estates when they pass away. Most do not plan for how their estates should be handled, but Manson did. Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Before you decide to purchase a do-it-yourself will, there is one question that you need to ask yourself. How confident are you that you will not make a mistake? Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Many Americans who are entering retirement age today are having to stay in the workforce longer than they hoped, because they face the unexpected expenses of having to care for their elderly parents. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Britney Spears might seem like a strange choice for you to emulate in making your estate planning decisions, but it might be a good choice. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Life insurance can be an important estate planning tool. If you use it, you need to make sure that you are being honest with the insurance company, or you and your family could possibly be charged with fraud. Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Jerry Lewis recently passed away. Even though he owned all the rights to his most famous movies, his estate might be worth much less than people would expect. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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To have an otherwise valid will thrown out of probate court, it is normally necessary to prove that someone unduly influenced the testator to write the will in his or her favor. That can be difficult to prove, but it is not impossible. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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The digital age makes planning for your estate more important than it ever was in the past. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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Laws that allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medication to their terminally ill patients, often leave doctors in a difficult and uncomfortable position. Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law
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If people could be frozen and brought back to life in the future when scientists have cured any diseases they suffer from, then estate planning would look a lot different. For now, at least, that remains impossible. Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Nelson Elder Care Law