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Do I need to plan for my estate?

Chances are you asked this question because you heard an ad on the radio or just got done talking to your father about such a thing, or perhaps you just lost a loved one and it got you thinking about ...
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Does Michigan Have an Estate Tax?

Ask any estate planning attorney and they will tell you that the state and federal estate tax rules have been in flux for years; however, with the passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2013, ...
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Trust Administration Basics

In the legal sense, a trust is a relationship whereby property is held by one party for the benefit of another. A trust is created by a grantor or a settler, who is the individual that transfers all ...
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Overview on Gift Taxes

The laws regarding estate and gift tax issues are considered by many to be the most complicated in the Internal Revenue Code; therefore, we strongly recommend that you contact an Oakland County estate ...
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Why Estate Plans are Not Just for the Elderly or Wealthy

Many people have common misconceptions about estate planning. They either believe that estate planning is only for the wealthy, or they believe they don't need to think about it until they reach ...
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