Succession Planning Articles
The Risks of Moving a Trust to Another State Jurisdiction?
Posted by Robert Ingrasci on April 12, 2023
The variables are many when determining whether you can move your trust to another state.
Considerations When Selling A Manufacturing Business
Posted by Jonathan Roller on August 23, 2022
There are many tax-related variables when it comes to selling your manufacturing company. Read more about them.
Does Your Estate Plan Address Your Grandchildren in a Fair Manner
Posted by Jeffrey Budzinski on July 16, 2021
Life insurance is one option to consider when addressing your grandchildren in your estate plan.
Protect your Assets with a “Hybrid” DAPT
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on June 01, 2021
If you’re refocusing your estate planning from reducing estate tax liability to increasing asset protection, consider a “hybrid” domestic asset protection trust.
Protect Your Assets As You Protect Your Loved Ones
Posted by Robert Ingrasci on May 18, 2021
You've worked a lifetime to build your wealth and understandably want to pass much of it to loved ones. Your estate plan, therefore, needs to protect and preserve your assets.
A Closer Look at Durable Power of Attorney
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on April 05, 2021
If someone becomes physically or mentally incapacitated, they may no longer be able handle their own personal and financial affairs.
When It Comes to Trusts, Silence May Be Golden
Posted by Robert Ingrasci on December 15, 2020
"Silent" trusts limit the amount of information shared with beneficiaries. In some cases, they may even keep the existence of the trust a secret. This article explains how a silent trust can reduce disincentives for heirs to act irresponsibly or neglect their education or careers, but there are also several drawbacks to using this estate planning tool.
A SLAT Can Reduce Risk If You’re Giving Away Substantial Wealth
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on August 10, 2020
Today's increased gift and estate tax exemptions enable wealthy families to give away substantial wealth gift-tax-free, but they must act before the exemption amounts revert in 2026 to previous levels.
Who Will Run Your Business After You?
Posted by Timothy Bubar on July 16, 2020
There's nothing like a deadly global pandemic to remind us of our mortality. It's never too soon to begin thinking about what you would like to see happen to your business once you retire or are no longer able to run the company you built. The sooner you begin to plan, the greater the chances you'll reach your goal.
Family Wealth Planning in a Time of Uncertainty
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on July 07, 2020
The full impact of COVID-19 is unknown. While we wait for questions to be answered many are asking what can we do right now? What’s next for our families? What's next for family businesses and the people who work for them? Planning for our future generations is the greatest gift we can give, particularly during times of uncertainty.