Apr 22, 2015

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Singles Face Unique Estate Planning Challenges

In a contribution to Examiner.com, Rockville Estate Planning Examiner, Gary Altman, Esq. discusses some of the unique challenges facing single people: Estate Planning for Single Individuals: What You Need to Know by Gary Altman, Esq. Estate planning for singles is just as important as it is for...

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Apr 20, 2015

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The “Death Tax” – “Fact” vs. Reality, Know the Truth!

Last week, I listened to a news program on a bill passed by the House of Representatives that would repeal the “death tax”.  The amount of misinformation was incredible. Statement 1:  The estate tax just taxes property that has already been taxed. Truth:  Most estates that are...

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Apr 17, 2015

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Always Be Cautious Over “Official” Looking Mail…

Periodically, we get asked by a client if they should respond to a letter that they received asking them to pay for a “Recorded Deed Notice” so they will have “evidence” that they property they own was “in fact transferred.”  In fact, my mother-in-law got such a...

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Apr 13, 2015

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Altman & Associates at the World of Possibilities Expo

Over the weekend, Coryn and Aubrey represented Altman & Associates at the second annual World of Possibilities Expo in Rockville, MD.  The event features exhibitors from a wide range of businesses – all of which serve the special needs community.  Altman was the only estate planning...

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Apr 2, 2015

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Estate Planning for Same-Sex Partners Amidst Uncertainty

Congress enacted DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) after the Supreme Court of Hawaii ruled in 1993 that the state constitution guaranteed the right of same‑sex couples to marry.  One provision of DOMA permits states to disregard the status of same‑sex marriages that were lawfully performed in...

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