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One Size Does Not Fit All in Estate Planning

By WealthCounsel Staff on May 7, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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One-size-fits-all estate plans are impracticable due to the differences and varying complexities in each person’s estate. It is imperative to tailor an estate plan to meet each client’s needs and goals, so the drafting attorney must understand the character of the assets in the client’s estate and the planning options best suited for each client. Because high net worth clients are often very protective of their assets, planning objectives and recommendations for clients with large estates will almost always differ and be more complex than those for other clients. When estate planning attorneys understand the different planning techniques appropriate for larger estates, including the advantages and disadvantages of each, they can help high net worth clients create a plan that not only facilitates a smooth transition of assets to beneficiaries after death but also helps to sustain the longevity of assets.   

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2021 Document Management Buyers Guide For Attorneys

By WealthCounsel Staff on Apr 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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We are excited and honored to announce our participation in the 2021 Document Management Buyers Guide! The e-book, released by Legal Tech Publishing, spotlights innovative legal technology products for attorneys.

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The Corporate Transparency Act: What Estate Planners Need to Know

By WealthCounsel Staff on Apr 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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The Corporate Transparency Act of 2020 (CTA), passed on January 1, 2021, is designed to prevent malign actors, i.e., companies that seek to conceal their ownership of businesses in the United States in an effort to facilitate illicit activity such as money laundering, financing of terrorism, tax fraud, and other acts of foreign corruption, from harming the national security interests of the United States and its allies. But why should this be of any interest to estate planners?

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