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“If you were one of the masses whose divorce was finalized in 2018, now is the time to revise your estate plan.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“Splitting the family business down the middle would make it easy for the index funds to strip the CEO of his executive power. However, the settlement has to come from somewhere.” Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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"To give someone the peace of mind that they are in good hands is always our goal. Whether it is legal services or life care services, we want our clients to feel that kind of experience with Van Dyck Law." Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“I'm the executor of my mother's estate. She has an IRA where the beneficiary is her estate. When I withdraw this IRA into her estate account, how will this money be taxed?” Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“After taking inventory of your possessions, including your home, vehicle, stocks, life insurance policies, etc., there are many steps you will need to take to protect these assets -- and yourself. There are many steps and documents that advisors will suggest you put into place immediately for your protection.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“The beneficiaries of an inherited IRA are bound to IRS rules.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“We all know our days are numbered and there is nothing that we can do to prevent it.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“Young adults can often feel like they’re immortal, but nobody really knows how long they’ve got left, and that’s why estate planning is key at any age.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“Estate planning can be morbid, and no one wants to think about the end of life during the holiday season. However, that's all the more reason to start planning now. We'd like to change your perspective on estate planning and we ask you to think of it as more of a gift than an obligation.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“Here are five things you should be doing for success, as you enter the retirement red zone.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“You may have an aging parent with a few memory problems. Your parent may seem to be slipping in a few areas of life but seems OK with everything else.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“It is hard to comprehend how someone loses everything in an instant, but it could happen to anyone at any time.” Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at Van Dyck Law
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“While the vast majority of Americans won't have a taxable estate ($22.4 million per couple under the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) when they pass away, a little bit of estate planning with an attorney can go a long way toward avoiding potential issues for you and your family.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“If you have not executed a medical directive, I strongly recommend doing so. If you do have a living will, I suggest you review your document periodically to be sure it still provides the best options for carrying out your wishes.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“Three adult children of the late-singer Glen Campbell have ended their effort to contest their father's will, which specifically excluded them from any inheritance.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“Being left out of a will, is not a situation most people want to be in. However, sometimes when a will comes to light, its contents are unexpected. They can exclude those who assumed they would be included. If you are left out of a will, there are some time-sensitive steps you should take to at least clarify what has happened, and perhaps contest it.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“Stan Lee, the co-creator of superheroes including Captain America and Spider-Man, left this universe with a long list of unfortunate events, and not even the Avengers can help with this one.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“Paul Allen’s last will and testament, made public Thursday, does not offer specifics on the late billionaire's assets, but rather points to a trust established decades ago.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“Bringing up the 'P' word before you marry may be awkward. However, you can always tell your intended, 'My lawyer made me do it.'” Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“Assets in 529 plans have grown significantly in recent years, due to their college planning potential. However, there’s another side to 529 plans that may appeal to you—potential estate planning benefits.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“Roth IRAs must still follow many of the same rules as traditional IRAs, however, including restrictions on withdrawals and limitations on types of securities and trading strategies.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“While advanced estate plans can be very in-depth, there is a way to simplify one’s estate planning process.” Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“Sometimes, surprises are fun. However, nobody wants estate planning surprises, especially when it’s time for your beneficiaries to inherit your worldly goods.” Pretty much everything you own, transfers in one of three ways: 1) by title; 2) by will; or 3) by contract. When’s the last time you’ve reviewed your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“The one reason not to delay taking Social Security.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at Van Dyck Law
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“A new surcharge tier will kick in for 2019 for people with the highest incomes.” Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2018 at Van Dyck Law