Entries from June 2010

New York Times Article

June 9th, 2010 · Comments Off

This article in the New York Times discusses the effect of the quirky 2010 repeal of the federal estate tax as it applies to a Texas natural gas pipeline multi-billionaire who passed away in March of this year.  The article does a good job of outlining this strange tax year and its potential ramifications.

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements

June 5th, 2010 · Comments Off

MSNBC has an interesting article about the necessity of signing a pre-nuptial agreement before you marry.  The article primarily focuses on using the pre-nuptial agreement to plan for the possibility of divorce.  However, pre-nuptial agreements are also necessary to plan for the death of either spouse, especially if children from previous relationships are involved.  Many [...]

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