Three Simple Steps for Managing a Windfall

By: Richard B. Schneider, Estate Planning Attorney

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What would you do if you suddenly became wealthy? Did you know that there are certain steps you should take if you win the lottery, inherit a fortune, or receive some other form of a...

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Estate Planning Across Borders

By: Richard B. Schneider, Estate Planning Attorney

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Owning assets outside the United States raises a number of estate planning questions: Who gets your property when you pass away? What taxes are due? And how should your estate plan in the U.S. be...

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The Problem With Joint Tenancy

By: Richard B. Schneider, Estate Planning Attorney

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Joint tenancy is a popular form of property ownership, primarily because when one owner dies, title to the property automatically re-vests in the surviving joint tenants. But using joint tenancy to avoid probate can create...

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Protect Your Right to Make Medical Decisions

By: Richard B. Schneider, Estate Planning Attorney

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Who would make your medical decisions if you were terminally ill or get into an unexpected accident? Have you expressed your wishes to your family members and, just as importantly, have you formalized your wishes...

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Special Needs Trusts for Children with Down Syndrome

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Please fill out this form to view a complimentary edition of the Special Needs Trusts for Children with Down Syndrome. When finished, click the "Submit" button How did you hear about us?An Email I ReceivedBlog...

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Peace of Mind for New Moms and Dads

By: Richard B. Schneider, Estate Planning Attorney

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As a new parent, estate planning might be at the bottom of your long list, however, it can bring you immense peace of mind. Here's what you need to know.

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Cross-Training for Financial Fitness

By: Richard B. Schneider, Estate Planning Attorney

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Many couples take a divide and conquer approach to household chores, and this tends to include finances as well. Often, this means one spouse is in the dark when it comes to the family's bills,...

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Why Choose a Living Trust?

By: Richard B. Schneider, Estate Planning Attorney

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The living trust is an incredibly popular estate planning option, but what is it exactly? Explore the uses and benefits of a living trust as you decide whether this planning tool is the right option...

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Next Generation Planning for Your Family Business

By: Richard B. Schneider, Estate Planning Attorney

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Many business owners spend so much time working in the business on day-to-day tasks that they forget to ask one essential question: "What will happen to my business after I'm gone?" Most family-owned businesses fail...

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