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Estate Planning

What is Probate Litigation?

14th May 2012
Definition of Probate Probate is defined as the legal process of how the debts are paid and assets and property distributed of an individual who has passed away. Often times, the process involves a will and sometimes there is not one available. When a ...
Author: lawfirm articles
Real Estate Law

Guelph Laywers: Should I Retain The Services Of an Estate Planning Lawyer?

15th March 2012
One of the primary concerns a lot of families deal with is if their loved one will need to seek the services of an estate planning lawyer or not. Not only are there a big number of attorneys competent for this particular project, but there are likely many...
Author: henleylaw
Real Estate Law

10 Tips For The Minneapolis Home Buyer

07th June 2011
10 Tips For Minneapolis Home Buyer for getting extra income for a down payment of a new home. It is hard to come up with even 5% down to qualify for a better mortgage. One great way is to make a little money on the side and apply it to a high-yield saving...
Author: jerryclifford
Business Law

Corporate Trustees And Their Liquidator's Remuneration

18th February 2011
RE DALEWON PTY LTD [2010] QSC 311 The recent case in Re Dalewon highlights the conditions in which a liquidator of a corporate trustee is allowed to turn to trust assets to reclaim their fee and other expenses. In such a situation, the liquidator must ...
Author: kylejamy
Business Law

Start A Singapore Company Now

14th January 2011
Considering starting your own business? Aside from the fact that the process is exciting, one would also consider it to be profound. Although the process is pretty exciting, it is also thorough. There are several things that needs to be done namely; filin...
Author: asiabiz

The value of life insurance trusts

13th January 2011
You may think of life insurance in very simple terms: you buy a policy so that your loved ones will have some financial assistance when you die. But if you have assets of $1 million or more, you should view life insurance as a tool – kind of a Swiss army ...
Author: Ishan Goradiya
Business Law

Thinking of Starting a Company? Form a Company Now

10th January 2011
Have you considered setting up your own company? Aside from the fact that the process is exciting, one would also consider it to be profound. Although the process is pretty exciting, it is also thorough. Filing of various legal forms, sending applications...
Author: asiabiz
Estate Planning

New York Intestacy Law: What Happens to Your Assets if You Die without a New York Will

06th January 2011
Passing away without a Will is called dying ‘intestate’. What happens to your property if you die intestate depends on your state’s laws. The implications this can have on your loved ones varies among each jurisdiction. This article discusses the impacts ...
Author: Jakub Bednar

SMSF excess contributions tax avoidance: ATO targets dodgy deeds

08th June 2010
If you think your SMSF deed allows you to circumvent excess contributions tax - think again. The ATO has recently published a Taxpayer Alert which examines the effect of provisions in some SMSF deeds that attempt to avoid excess contributions tax. These a...
Author: Maddocks Solicitors

Revocable Living Trust

10th May 2010
For those who place a premium on their privacy, they will love the privacy afforded by a properly drafted and funded Living Trust. The extent of your assets, the details of administration, and the identity of the recipients of your estate need not be disc...
Author: marketer

Inheritance Tax Can Be Costly but You Can easily Lower The Expense With These Tips

28th April 2010
Inheritance tax is one of those monetary problems which can leave people feeling hard done by. Nevertheless, using the appropriate type of legal guidance you may find yourself paying out a lot less than you first assumed. A person's estate describes ev...
Author: Jo

There was no surprise regarding the budget. Tax, tax and a little more tax.

12th April 2010
Well there was no surprise regarding the budget. Tax, tax and a little more tax. But if you are bailing out banks at a rate of knots its no surprise that you need a sub from the unsuspecting tax payer. It is perhaps most worrying that the governme...
Author: Peter McGahan
Estate Planning

Prove Your Love with Good Estate Planning

16th December 2009
In some television comedy shows, they have someone, typically the man of the house, who won't make a will or estate plan because he doesn't want to think about death. This might be hilarious when you see it on television; however this can be very bad in r...
Author: Julia McBride

What Is A Hybrid Trust?

05th June 2009
Trusts can be divided into any number of different kinds, but in many cases people divide them into two types; the fixed trust and the discretionary trust. In a fixed trust, the beneficiaries and the amounts to be paid to them are decided in advance and s...
Author: mgordon

What is an "Infant Compromise"?

25th April 2008
The N.Y.S. Unified Court System, in its on-line Glossary of Legal Terms (see has the following definition: Infant's compromise: a civil proceeding or motion for obtaining court approval of the...
Author: Gary Rosenberg
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