New Haven Legal Blog

Will Estate Plans Cross State Lines?

25
May
2014

Moving can be a stressful and time-consuming endeavor, especially when state lines are crossed. Making sure that everyone stays safe and that all your possessions survive intact can take all your energy. One thing that is likely to slip through the cracks is the updating of your estate planning. While it is possible that your […]

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Family Is Important, But Not the Ultimate Deciding Factor

18
May
2014

Estate planning can force you to make some tough decisions. Having to split beloved, sentimentally-important property between multiple family members can be extremely hard. It is fair to say that no one enjoys facing the prospect of their own death, even if the benefits of doing so VASTLY outweigh the costs. One thing that is […]

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Estate Planning Donations to Charity On the Rise

11
May
2014

In years past, estate planning used to be simpler. There were fewer different types of possessions and investments, fewer retirement accounts and stock options, fewer rules and regulations, and there was less variety in family units. Nowadays, estate planning is more complex, but it also leaves more choice in the hands of the estate planner. […]

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Dealing With Digital Assets

04
May
2014

In a previous post, we mentioned how digital assets are often times handled differently than physical assets, and how their recent advent is liable to change certain aspects of estate planning laws. As recent as even 15 years ago, digital assets weren’t a cause for concern. The switch to online purchasing and banking hadn’t been […]

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