New Haven Legal Blog

It Might be Time to Update That Estate Plan

29
June
2014

The story plays out the same way almost every time you hear it: Some wealthy individual passes away, and despite the fact that they had an estate plan filled out, their family still gets embroiled in a bitter court battle over how the estate should be split up. This is because, even though the individual […]

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Estate Planning for Professionals

22
June
2014

When an individual graduates from college or law school, there is a certain list of next steps on their mind. After years and years of hard work and studying, they are finally able to reap the benefits and get a good job. Once they get that job, the list of next steps gets updated. Pay […]

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The Danger of Federal Estate Taxes

15
June
2014

No one enjoys taxes. While in many cases they are a necessity, it is always a hassle dealing with them, and it is always frustrating to see such a large portion of income simply vanish. For some people, April 15 is the most hated day of the year. When it comes to estate plans, taxes […]

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Estate Planning for Women Different in a Few Key Areas

08
June
2014

Regardless of whether you’re female or male, the main strategy for planning out your estate should be more or less similar. Where the differences lie are in the details, and in later-life. To start with, women statistically live quite a bit longer than men. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that of individuals over the age […]

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