Treating your Children Differently

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Estate Planning Lawyer As a parent, you often want to make sure that you treat your kids as equally as possible. If one child gets new sneakers, you make sure the other kids get new sneakers. If a child wants to go on a school trip out of town, you want to give the other… Read More »

What tax obligations are associated with a living trust?

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Estate Planning Lawyer If you are considering how best to plan your estate, contact a law office to schedule an appointment with a living trust lawyer. Putting legally recognized documentation into effect before one’s passing is a responsibility that many people avoid, to the detriment of their heirs and their final wishes. An attorney can… Read More »

Common Reasons People Delay Estate Planning

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  Estate Planning Lawyer No matter what your age or financial status, estate planning is something you should definitely be thinking about. The future is unpredictable and you want to be prepared for the unexpected. However, there are still many people that put off estate planning until it’s too late. Here are some common reasons… Read More »

Should I Have A Durable Power Of Attorney?

Author: Don Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Estate Planning.

Bloomington Family Lawyer

Do you know who will handle your affairs if you are incapacitated or otherwise unable to do so yourself? If you do not have a durable power of attorney, the state may dictate who can step in and handle your affairs if you are disabled or incapacitated. In some cases, your loved ones may need… Read More »

Use of CLAT Trusts to Reduce Estate Tax Bill Flourish in Low Interest Rate Environment

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Estate Planning.

Pioletti & Pioletti Estate Planning

Charitable Lead Annuity Trusts, or CLAT trusts, have become a popular method for individuals to minimize their Federal Estate Tax bill. Sometimes referred to as “Jackie O” trusts after the former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy’s will called for one upon her death in 1994, these trusts have the ability to transfer money tax free to… Read More »