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Florida Electronic Will

Florida Electronic Wills Soon To Be Legal

According to the Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog, Florida has enacted a new law authorizing the use of Electronic Wills effective January 1, 2020.  Florida is the fourth state ...
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Joint Trusts

Joint Trusts – A Great Planning Opportunity for Non-Traditional Couples and Blended Families

Creating an estate plan for clients who are in non-traditional relationships or are part of a blended family can be very tricky. Why is Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Couples So ...
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Estate planning and trusts

Estate Planning and Trusts – Should I put all my assets into a Trust?

I am happy to announce that we have completed our fourth video on Wills, Trusts & Estates.  In this clip, Kevin A. Pollock, Esq., LLM, the head of the estate planning ...
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Create pet trust

You Can Create a Pet Trust – Just Like the One For Choupette

According to multiple news sources, when the creative director and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died on February 19, 2019, he left his famous cat, Choupette, a significant amount of money in trust. Pet trusts ...
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Why Florida Probate Can Be Difficult

Why Florida Probate Can Be Difficult

When deciding whether or not to do a Will package or a Revocable Trust package, many of my Boca Raton, Florida clients will ask why choose one over the other.  Among the many benefits ...
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What to Think About Before Meeting With an Estate Planning Lawyer

What to Think About Before Meeting With an Estate Planning Lawyer

I am happy to announce that we have finally finished creating a series of short videos regarding the estate planning and estate administration process.  Here is our third video in ...
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Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act

Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act

New Jersey may be getting a lot tax friendlier for small business owners.  I hesitate to even write this blog post, as I generally prefer to wait until legislation is ...
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The Pollock Firm LLC Announcement

Elizabeth Ketterson named as Partner to The Pollock Firm LLC

We are Pleased to announceElizabeth C. Ketterson, Esq.has been named Partner to our firm and Director of the estate administration department.&Our firm name has changed from:Law Office of Kevin A ...
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Social Security Strategy

Excellent Social Security Strategy Link

As part of the estate planning process, we frequently need to analyze how much a person is likely to have upon death. As part of an overall wealth analysis, this ...
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executor of a Will

What is the first thing an executor of a Will should do?

I am happy to announce that we have finally finished creating a series of short videos regarding the estate planning and estate administration process.  Here is our second video in ...
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Estate and Gift Tax Treaty

Who has an Estate and Gift Tax Treaty with the US?

I just noticed a helpful link at the IRS that gives a nice chart detailing which countries have an Estate and Gift Tax Treaty with the US: Estate and Gift ...
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Why You Should Have A Will

Why You Should Have A Will

I am happy to announce that we have finally finished creating a series of short videos regarding the estate planning and estate administration process.  Here is our first video "Why ...
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