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50 Ways to Destroy an Old Will

Paul Simon sang to us about the “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” and Train told us there are “50 Ways to Say Goodbye,” so will the next 50-something song to top the charts be “50 Ways to Destroy an Old Will?” Probably not, but maybe it should be! The Palmer &...

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Give Your Heirs A Leg Up Through A Step Up

If you are a long-time reader of this blog, you have probably noticed that we often emphasize gifting as a great way to avoid estate taxes. Federal law includes an annual gift tax exclusion, which allows an individual to pass up to $16,000 per person, to as many individuals as one would...

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