Estate Planning Client Has Questions

Nashua, New Hampshire Estate Planning Client Has Questions re: her “stuff” (i.e., passing on personal belongings). In the immortal words of the late comedian, George Carlin, much of our eff…

Which Assets Will Go Through Probate?

Which Assets Will Go Through Probate
Nashua Estate Planning Client Asks One of the key questions to address during any discussion about estate planning and probate is to understand the difference between probate and non-probat…

How to Get Started With Business Succession Planning

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Nashua Business Owner Has Questions The Covid-19 pandemic has created a new sense of urgency in the local business community to implement or update their business succession plans.  A compr…

Amherst Estate Planning Client Seeks to Avoid Two Costly Estate Planning Mistakes

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Assuming life insurance proceeds are excluded from her estate.  Many clients believe that insurance proceeds are tax-free.  That is correct as far as income taxes are concerned, but not fo…

My Parents Want to Move to a Residential Care Home In Bedford

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How can I avoid the need for a guardian? In order to avoid the imposition of the appointment of a court approved guardian, a person should have at least two primary documents which take car…

The new “Secure Act” legislation

Secure Act legislation
The new “Secure Act” legislation expected to be passed by Congress will affect estate planning & retirement planning in 2020 and beyond. As part of the late 2019 pile of bills expected …

Undue Influence on Last Will

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My mother died and left almost everything to my brother, and very little to me. I think my brother influenced our mother to change her Last Will.  What can I do? A legal action may …

NH Homestead Allowance

Homestead-Allowance
Q:  Nashua estate planning client has questions about whether his parent’s manufactured home is covered by the NH “homestead” allowance? A homestead is a dwelling owned and used as the prin…

The Importance of Drafting a Will: The Case of Aretha Franklin

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If you have ever wondered if it is worth the time and effort to draft a will, look no further than the Aretha Franklin estate for your answer. Aretha Franklin left an eighty-million-dollar est…

Deceased Person’s “Digital Assets”

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New Hampshire’s recently adopted law on access to and administration of a deceased person’s “digital assets” provides some clarity on a complex issue. Terms of service agreements and privac…

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Estate Planning Client Has Questions

Nashua, New Hampshire Estate Planning Client Has Questions re: her “stuff” (i.e., passing on personal belongings). In the immortal words of the late comedian, George Carlin, much of our eff...

Concerns About the Continuation Of Business

Nashua business owner has concerns about the continuation of her business after her death by her loved ones and how to avoid probate. The probate process can be especially complicated and e...

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