Aretha Franklin Died Without A Will or Trust

By |2021-03-04T17:19:53+00:00October 28th, 2019|Charitable Giving, Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Wills|

On August 16th of last year, Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul”, passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age [...]

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Giving Big This Season! A Primer on the Gift Tax Exclusion

By |2019-06-24T16:50:54+00:00November 27th, 2018|Estate Planning, Financial, Taxes|

A primer on the annual gift tax exclusion, how much you can gift before paying taxes, and how the lifetime gift tax exemption affects your estate plan.

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Estate Planning Basics: How To Lose Your Inheritance

By |2018-10-03T18:43:50+00:00August 30th, 2018|Estate Planning, Probate, Taxes, Trusts, Uncategorized, Wills|

It has never been a better time to be the heir of an estate or trust. The economic boom has [...]

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5 Benefits of a Lady Bird Deed in Michigan

By |2019-06-24T16:45:20+00:00March 8th, 2018|Estate Planning, Financial, LAdy Bird Deed, Probate, Taxes|

Lady bird deeds are an extremely effective estate planning tool. They are very common in Michigan and have a number [...]

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What Trump’s Tax Cuts Mean for Your Estate Plan

By |2019-06-24T16:51:30+00:00January 17th, 2018|Charitable Giving, Estate Planning, Financial, Taxes, Trusts, Wills|

On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Effective January 1, 2018, [...]

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What is the Difference Between a Will and Trust?

By |2019-06-24T16:51:50+00:00December 8th, 2017|Estate Planning, Financial, Guardian, Probate, Taxes, Trusts, Uncategorized, Wills|

Everyone should have an estate plan. However, determining which type of estate plan is right for you can be difficult. [...]

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