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 8, 2019 Estate Planning business card on desk with files What to Expect During Your First Meeting with an Estate Planning Attorney Deciding to meet with an estate planning attorney is a big first step. Creating a comprehensive estate plan is the only...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.June 27, 2019 Questions to ask Hiring a Florida Estate Planning Attorney: Questions to Ask Creating an estate plan is rarely a simple process - this is why people turn to estate planning attorneys in the first place. But while an attorney can serve...

Barry E. Haimo, Esq.June 13, 2019 Estate Planning Estate Planning Tips for Unmarried Partners When life partners decide not to tie the knot right away – or ever – they limit their ability to enjoy every financial advantage that comes with being wed. Essentially, the law doesn’t recognize...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.May 23, 2019 Last Will and Testament concept image Biggest Celebrity Estate Planning Failures Fame and fortune may insulate celebrities from many daily struggles everyday people face. But just like you and me, without proper guidance they are subject to the very same...

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...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.April 11, 2019 Estate planning worksheet The Dangers of DIY Estate Planning DIY (Do-It-Yourself) is one of the most popular phenomena today. More and more people are finding it worthwhile to roll up their sleeves and accomplish diverse home repairs and other improvement...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. December 29, 2015 What’s HIPAA? If you have been to a hospital or doctor, you probably had to sign a piece of paper that notified you of HIPAA’s privacy practices. You may have signed this form without paying attention to the content, but...

Trusts Are Like Toothpaste Tubes   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGBd1olqIe8&t=12s   You read the title correctly. Trusts are in fact a lot like toothpaste tubes. Let me tell you how. First, you have full control over how much toothpaste is squeezed out. You can squeeze out a little or a lot. It's...

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