Price on Contemporary Estate Planning

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A mine of information and expertise packed with valuable practice tips, this is the most current and comprehensive single—volume estate planning resource available. Providing theoretical grounding and a practice—oriented approach, Price shows you how to handle the full range of estate planning problems and techniques, including:

Client counseling

Durable powers of attorney

Living wills

Private annuities

Charitable remainder trusts

Life insurance

Community and marital property

Retirement plans and IRAs

Post—mortem planning

Professional responsibility

and much more.

Helpful practice tools include numerous real—life examples illustrating application of principles, ready—to—adapt forms, worksheets, and checklists.

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Editorial Reviews

Price (Dean, emeritus, School of Law, U. of Washington) offers a second edition of this reference tool for estate planning professionals. Chapters provide a detailed review of ethical considerations that are most important to estate planners; an overview of the estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes; an array of tax and nontax subjects ranging from the use of durable powers of attorney and anatomical gifts to sophisticated estate planning techniques such as family annuities, qualified personal residence trusts, and charitable remainder trusts and private foundations. Separate chapters are devoted to the content, organization, and drafting of wills and trusts. Estate planning involving various forms of business entities, and post-mortem planning, are also covered. The concluding chapter discusses estate planning for employee benefits written by an expert in the field, Gair B. Petrie, Esq., of Spokane, Washington. Abundant forms, examples, checklists, and worksheets, as well as a selective bibliography and a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780808092346
  • Publisher: Toolkit Media Group
  • Publication date: 12/28/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 1580

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