Understanding the Value of the Personal Property Memorandum By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. July 2, 2020 When you’re in the middle of estate planning, there are many documents that may seem confusing. One such item is the “personal property memorandum.” These useful documents are often listed with wills...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. June 25, 2020 Owning a vacation home can be exciting and stressful all at the same time. Knowing that you own a piece of property that your family can use as a getaway is a great feeling. On the other hand, you...

How You Can Learn From Warren Buffet’s Estate Planning By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. June 18, 2020 Who wouldn’t want to be a beneficiary in Warren Buffet’s will?  Even though Buffet has announced plans to give away 99% of his wealth, most people wouldn’t mind being part of that...

The SECURE Act's Impact on Your Estate Planning By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. June 4, 2020 Just before Christmas 2019 (after months of hold up) the SECURE Act was passed as an aggressive measure to thwart looming worries that, based on market conditions and retirement statistics, older Americans...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.May 30, 2019 Last will and testament I Wrote A Will…Now What Do I Do? Well done. You’ve officially taken the first – and arguably the most important – step in ensuring your last wishes for your property and its heirs will be...

Health Care Decisions Need to Be Made While Healthy By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 28, 2020 Estate planning is about more than what happens to your assets when you pass away, it’s also about protecting yourself at the end of your life. It’s critical to have a...

How Stock Market Changes Affect Estate Planning Concerns By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 21, 2020 Besides changes in tax legislation, there is a myriad of reasons to revisit your estate plan on a regular basis. Stock market fluctuation (even when it’s on the rise) is one of...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 17, 2018 Kim Kardashian's Estate Plan Ensures She'll Always Look Her Best When you think of estate planning, it’s likely you imagine deciding who gets which assets. This is the reason many people give for avoiding it. After all, maybe you don’t...

How the Coronavirus Is Disrupting the Probate Court Process By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 14, 2020 COVID-19 is disrupting many important things in everyday life. From school closures to working remotely, it’s changing the landscape of how things are done in America — including the courts. If...

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