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How do the 2018 Tax Law Changes Affect Me?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law on December 22, 2017. Many of the inflation adjusted numbers were changed. Those include: Gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer tax exclusion            $11,200,000 Standard deduction Single                      ...

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Blended Families and Estate Planning

Blended families provide a challenge for many elder law attorneys. Now, over 50% of all homes consist of blended families. Consider a family whose assets are held jointly, with the exception of the home being solely in the husband’s name. One spouse wants all of the...

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Disabled Military Child Protection Act

How does the Disabled Military Child Protection Act affect me? In December 2014, President Obama signed the Disabled Military Protection Act which allows a military parent to provide a survivor benefit for a child with a disability, and have it paid to a special needs...

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