Estate Planning

Estate Planning Case Study: The Self-Written Will

With television and movies often focusing their plot lines around legal proceedings, our Estate Planning group recently looked at the 2019 movie Knives Out for a case study regarding…

The Family Cabin – Will it be a Haven or a Nightmare?

Parents need to make sure they consider all of the issues and potential conflicts that could arise from transferring the cabin.

Do you know the difference between a Irrevocable Trust and a Revocable Trust?

Consult with your Estate Planning attorney for more complete information on these and other strategies.

Estate Planning and COVID-19

Having a current estate plan in place will help you reduce some anxiety during this difficult time.

Estate Planning at The Oscars - Best Actress

With the Academy Awards nearly upon us, the Estate Planning group at Eckberg Lammers looks back at some notable estate planning issues that arise in the movies and with the actors and other talent in them. We’ll consider not…

Estate Planning at The Oscars - Best Actor

With the Academy Awards nearly upon us, the Estate Planning group at Eckberg Lammers looks back at some notable estate planning issues that arise in the movies and with the actors and other talent in them.

Note:…

Estate Planning at The Oscars - Best Film

With the Academy Awards nearly upon us, the Estate Planning group at Eckberg Lammers looks back at some notable estate planning issues that arise in the movies and with the actors and other talent in them. We’ll consider not…

Kiddie Tax Fix in SECURE Act

On January 1, 2020, the SECURE Act set new rules for the distribution of retirement assets after death.

What is an Irrevocable Trust?

An irrevocable trust is a separate legal entity, with its own tax identification number, set up by the trust creator (Settlor) to hold assets. Once assets are transferred to an Irrevocable trust, they cannot be taken back,…

What is a Revocable Trust?

At its most basic level, a Revocable Trust is an agreement that directs the management of the assets owned by the trust during lifetime, in the event of disability, and upon death. During lifetime, the trust creator (we will…

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