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Family Law and Estate Planning Blog

The use of an intentionally defective grantor trust

An estate planning vehicle that has attracted much attention is the use of an intentionally defective grantor trust (IDGT). A grantor trust is a trust that the grantor, or in some instances, a beneficiary, is regarded as the owner for income tax purposes. This means that the owner will be subject to all income tax […]

Proper estate planning: wills and trusts

Creating a will ensures that all your wishes are carried out after your death. A will is the most common way for you to distribute your assets, like your home, to an heir. However, there are a number of other vehicles through which you can leave a home to an heir. Such methods can be […]