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Can Beneficiary Designations Be Challenged?

Retirement accounts fall into a category of assets that pass to heirs directly outside of the will and are not subject to probate. That is, if the paperwork is in order.
08/12/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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Why You Need a Digital Asset Estate Plan

…Ajemian’s account became the source of a nearly decade long legal battle that raised a salient question: Who can access your digital accounts after your death?
08/11/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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Should I Use a Special Needs Trust?

A special needs trust is a popular strategy for those who want to help someone in need without risking that the person will lose their eligibility for programs that require their income or assets to remain below a certain limit.
08/10/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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Are Testamentary Trusts a Good Idea?

A testamentary trust can control your assets after death. However, there may be a better option available, experts say.
08/09/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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IRS Extends Time to File Portability Exemption Relief to Five Years

The IRS issued a revenue procedure (Rev. Proc. 2022-32) Friday that allows estates to elect ‘portability’ of a deceased spousal unused exclusion (DSUE) amount as much as five years after the decedent's date of death.
08/08/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What are Non-Traditional Options for Long-Term Care Insurance?

There are other types of policies and investments that you can use to get long-term care benefits.
07/22/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What Is an ‘Ethical Will’?

Ethical wills first began to appear in the 1990s, usually in the form of a “legacy letter” written just before a person died and then bolted onto their main will as an appendix.
07/21/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What are the Advantages of a Business Trust?

Trusts could be an incredibly powerful tool to help business owners protect their business and reach their wealth goals.
07/20/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What Happens If My Partner Dies and We’re Not Married?

All couples can now take advantage of tax benefits for married partners, pass assets from one spouse to another with ease and qualify for Social Security spousal and survivor benefits. However, not all couples want to get married.
07/19/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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What Is the Best Asset Protection?

Perhaps the largest number of people who may benefit from asset protection planning are those who are at most mildly concerned about asset protection issues, or not even aware of the need for such planning.
07/18/22 • by: Graber & Johnson Law Group, LLC
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