By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. September 13, 2018 Four Factors to Consider When Selecting an Executor for Your Estate When you write a last will and testament, one of the most important choices you will make is selecting an executor for your estate. Your executor (also known as a...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.September 12, 2019 How Single Parents Can Protect Their Children with Estate Planning Statistics show more than half of U.S. adults do not have a will. Census Data also reflects that after decades of lower birth rates, more women are choosing to bear...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. September 6, 2018 3 Steps to Take After a Dementia Diagnosis Rather than referring to a single disease, the term “dementia” can be applied to a variety of symptoms involving a debilitating decline in cognitive thinking skills. As we age, even the healthiest of...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.September 5, 2019 GST folder on lawyer table What Is a GST Trust? When assets over a certain value are passed from one generation to the next, an estate tax is placed upon those assets. For example, if Parent A leaves an inheritance to their...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. August 30, 2018 Can Rapper XXXTentation's Unborn Child Be a Beneficiary of His Will? In Deerfield Beach on June 18, XXXTentacion (born Janesh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy), a controversial Florida rapper, was shot and killed in a robbery attempt by four local men. The tragedy...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.August 29, 2019 What You Need to Know about Receiving an Inheritance About one-third of American citizens can expect to receive a sizeable inheritance in their lives. If you are among these lucky individuals, congratulations! Inherited property, assets, or cash have many benefits...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. August 23, 2018 Who Will Help Bourdain's 11-Year-Old Daughter Manage His $1.2 Million Estate? 61-year-old Anthony Bourdain wasn’t just a charismatic celebrity traveler, chef, and author. He was also a father. The beloved travel-show host died earlier this summer, after apparently committing suicide...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.August 22, 2019 Dan Gilbert, the Fate of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Estate Planning All reports point to Dan Gilbert making great strides mere weeks into recovery from a stroke. Still, it’s impossible to know exactly what’s going through his mind.  His estimated $7...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.August 15, 2019 The Benefits of Creating a Tangible Personal Property List You might realize that you have a set of china that a good friend admires greatly. Or perhaps you have a painting that has caught your niece’s eye for years, while...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. August 9, 2018 Estate Plan Changes You Need to Make After Your New Baby Is Born As any parent will assure you, your life transforms when a new baby arrives. Your priorities change. Your schedule changes. Your shopping list expands to include diapers, mushy...