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Estate Planning for the Modern Family: Why Trusts Still Matter

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning
Multi racial step family preparing for barbecued lunch in garden, bonding, togetherness, food and drink

For nontraditional families, planning remains more important than ever.Planning for same-sex marriage and strategies for “nontraditional” and blended families are explored.Advances in reproductive technology are creating once unimaginable questions regarding inheritance rights and have given rise to a new area of law: posthumous birth laws.

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Using a Letter of Intent to Convey Important Information When Your Family Needs it the Most

Andrew J. Horwitz, CFP® |
Emerald GEMs

June 1, 2021—A letter of intent, sometimes called a statement of guidance, is an easy and informal way to share important information about your estate plan. It allows you to convey, in your own words, your hopes and wishes for your beneficiaries, the reasons why you created the plan you have, and how you would like to see the plan administered to accomplish your goals.

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Preparing for the Wave of Tax Law Change

Cailin MacLean and Thomas Kelley, CPA, CFP®, AEP® |
Wealth Planning

With potential tax law changes on the horizon, now is a good time to be certain you are informed and prepared.As fiscal stimulus and relief plans continue, Congress and the presidential administration have given guidance on how the revenue needs will be met.With highly anticipated potential tax law changes on the horizon, it may be wise to review proposals that could affect your future planning.As of May 28, 2021, the Dept.

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