Feb 3, 2009

Posted by in Blog - "Altman Speaks"

Estate Planning Checklist: Things to Consider Before Remarrying

With Valentines’ Day upon us, love is in the air.  As a boomer and a romantic, I believe that marriage (even the second time around) is a wonderful thing.  That said, the attorney and the realist in me knows that sometimes financial and estate issues can get in the way.  Therefore, there are...

Read More
Feb 3, 2009

Posted by in Blog - "Altman Speaks"

Significant 2009 Estate Tax Law Changes

hese changes in the law provide an ideal opportunity to review your current estate plan: Federal Estate Tax The federal exemption for estate tax has increased from $2,000,000 to $3,500,000 for 2009. The estate tax is currently scheduled to be repealed in 2010 and reinstated in 2011 with an...

Read More
Jan 5, 2009

Posted by in Blog - "Altman Speaks"

What Changes the New Administration May Bring

“Estate Planning in 2009” – What Changes the New Administration May Bring By:  Gary Altman, Esq. It’s the beginning of the New Year and in a few short weeks, Barack Obama will take office as President of the United States.  As we all well know, “change” has been the primary theme...

Read More
Dec 16, 2008

Posted by in Blog - "Altman Speaks"

Top Ten Year-End Estate Planning Tips

1. Use It or Lose It — Use Your Annual Exclusion   The annual gift tax exclusion amount is the amount a person can gift to any number of recipients without a gift tax consequence. This amount is $12,000 ($24,000 for gifts from husband and wife; i.e., split gifts) for 2008. The annual...

Read More
Nov 14, 2008

Posted by in Blog - "Altman Speaks"

“Estate Planning: The Gift that Keeps on Giving” – Take Time this Holiday to Discuss Estate Planning with Your Family

Great food, family get-togethers, holiday cheer…estate planning?!?  While it may seem like a less than ideal topic for a fireside chat, estate planning is critically important and the holidays can present a golden opportunity to get things in motion. Here are few things to consider: The More,...

Read More
Page 90 of 90« First...102030...858687888990