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Your Will and Estate Plan: How to Protect Your Estate and Your Loved Ones
     

Your Will and Estate Plan: How to Protect Your Estate and Your Loved Ones

by Harvey J. Platt
 

For anyone concerned about the financial security of their loved ones, here's everything you need to know about avoiding costly probate and establishing an efficient will and estate plan! Easy to understand and filled with dozens of real-life examples, Your Will & Estate Planexplains how to set up a will, select beneficiaries, select and establish the right

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For anyone concerned about the financial security of their loved ones, here's everything you need to know about avoiding costly probate and establishing an efficient will and estate plan! Easy to understand and filled with dozens of real-life examples, Your Will & Estate Planexplains how to set up a will, select beneficiaries, select and establish the right trusts, protect assets against Medicaid claims, and much more. This valuable and authoritative guide features important advice on such sensitive issues as setting up a will when death is impending, managing the assets of one's parents, making legal arrangements for common-law and same-sex couples, and planning for the care of disabled children or mentally impaired relatives. It also shows how to transfer financial assets and property at minimum expense and maximize the protection of property against transfer taxes and other expensive fees. Filled with a wealth of worksheets, sample will forms, and a handy glossary of terms, Your Will & Estate Plan applies to estates of all sizes and not only saves loved ones thousands of dollars in attorney costs but also a lot of unintended nightmares.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581152531
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (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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