Transferring real estate to a trust has become a widely used tool in estate planning. Unfortunately, it’s easy to overlook important aspects of the transfer that lead to unintended consequences. With careful planning, you can avoid these traps. Read on to learn more.
If you set up a trust or other investment vehicle for your child, that child could incur taxes at a rate much higher than anticipated. The Kiddie Tax was enacted to prevent parents from transferring investments to the name of their child or children to take advantage of that child’s lower tax rate. Read on to learn more.
Attorneys have long advised entire families with respect to their estate planning. Ethics require attorneys to maintain a duty of loyalty to each client they represent and fully advise their clients regarding the structures they are recommending. Sometimes even when the transaction works exactly as intended, lawyers get sued.