Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 Provides Unique Estate, Gift and GST Planning Opportunities

On December 17, President Obama signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act (the 2010 Tax Act). Under the 2010 Tax Act, individuals can take advantage of the most favorable estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax rates and tax exemptions in modern...

Ask Liza: Should We Get Married? Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples Now

By Liza Weiman Hanks | Dear Liza: My long term domestic partner of 30 years and I were registered domestic partners for a few years and then she decided she wanted to be totally financially independent of me so we terminated the agreement last year. We are still together as a couple and live five...