Your Living Trust and Estate Plan 2012-2013: How to Maximize Your Family's Assets and Protect Your Loved Ones

Your Living Trust and Estate Plan 2012-2013: How to Maximize Your Family's Assets and Protect Your Loved Ones

by Harvey J. Platt
     
 

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This revised fourth edition from estate-planning expert Harvey J. Platt details the most up-to-date strategies for using a living trust to create a flexible estate plan. With explanations of the latest tax laws, including the new Tax Relief Act, changes to the gift and generation skipping tax laws, and the new unified tax schedule rate. This book maps out the most

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Overview

This revised fourth edition from estate-planning expert Harvey J. Platt details the most up-to-date strategies for using a living trust to create a flexible estate plan. With explanations of the latest tax laws, including the new Tax Relief Act, changes to the gift and generation skipping tax laws, and the new unified tax schedule rate. This book maps out the most effective techniques for saving money and property and provides the essential details of successful estate planning.

Your Living Trust and Estate Plan 2011-2012 covers vital subjects not found in other books and discusses the components of and variations in living trusts, how to select beneficiaries, understanding the probate process, contributing to charities, life insurance, retirement benefits, ethical wills, dynasty trusts, postmortem planning, trust decanting, income tax planning, and offshore trusts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581158700
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2011
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
581,130
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.93(d)

Meet the Author

Harvey J. Platt is an attorney, a frequent lecturer on the subject of estate planning and living trusts, and the author of Your Will and Estate
Plan and Your Living Trust and Estate Plan (Allworth Press). His firm, Platt & Platt, has an extensive practice concentrating in the field of trusts and estates. Platt is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, co-chairperson of the New York State Association for Retarded Children Trust, and a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He lives in New York City.

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