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May 11, 2020

Husch Blackwell outlines COVID-19 effects on estate planning

A recently published white paper from Husch Blackwell's private-wealth team offers estate-planning guidance amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug 31, 2018

FAMOUSLY UNPREPARED: Is Aretha the latest to be inviting a family wealth dispute?

Family wealth disputes are not confined to the estates of entertainment superstars.

Sep 10, 2014

US high court decision surprises estate-planning attorneys

Estate-planning lawyers are contacting clients about a big change in the law when it comes to protecting retirement funds meant to pass by inheritance.

Feb 5, 2013

Audits more likely for recent family business transactions

Family business owners who worked frantically to offload company shares to the next generation of owners in the months leading up to the New Year can breathe easier now that Congress passed a law to avert anticipated tax rate increases and tax-exempt gift limits. But CPAs and attorneys warn the work isn’t over quite yet.

Jan 22, 2013

Below the fiscal cliff: Estate planning attorneys navigating new landscape

The new law that averted the “fiscal cliff” contains major changes for estate and gift tax rules that will affect not only the advice lawyers give to their clients, but the future landscape of estate planning law for years to come.

Jan 10, 2013

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: 3 essential questions regarding retirement

Every lawyer should make a financial plan for retirement.

Jan 7, 2013

Ownership of digital assets concern for estate planners

So much of an individual’s life now appears online, including bills, Facebook accounts and photo-sharing websites. But what happens to those assets when a person dies?

Sep 5, 2012

Estate planning? There’s an app for that

There really is an app for everything – even estate planning.


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