Equifax Breached: Mind Your Credit

Equifax Breached: Mind Your Credit

Posted Posted in Security Breach

Equifax Breached In perhaps one of the largest security breaches ever, the credit reporting agency Equifax has admitted that criminal hackers have had access to over 143 Million consumers’ files, including names, Social Security Numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s licenses.  Make sure you monitor your credit very carefully with a reputable agency.  For more […]

Terry Pratchett's Executor Destroys Unpublished Work of Author

Terry Pratchett’s Executor Destroys Unpublished Work of Author

Posted Posted in Administrator, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Executor, intellectual property

As a fan of the works of Author Terry Pratchett, in particular Going Postal and Making Money, I got a chuckle out of this story in the New York Times.  As some of you are aware, Terry Pratchett died in 2015.  One of his last wishes was that all of his unpublished works be destroyed by […]

NJ Estate Tax Repeal

Will the New Jersey Estate Tax Repeal Become Permanent?

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Estate Tax, New Jersey, Politics

New Jersey Estate Tax As most of my estate planning clients are aware, I have been very cautious regarding whether or not New Jersey will keep a $2,000,000 estate tax exemption beyond 2017 or allow for a full repeal. However, it is worth noting that the front-runner for Governor, Phil Murphy, released part of his […]