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Archive: October 2013




Oct
31
2013

Cremation Frustration

Posted by Mary

In the State of Michigan, after you are deceased, you do not have the ability to give direction as to what will become of your remains. This posses a large issue if you wish to be cremated and your family is not agreeable to these terms. At your death, your next of kin (a majority) must consent to [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Oct
21
2013

Asset Protection

Posted by Mary

When clients come in for estate planning, one of the top concerns tends to be asset protection. Unfortunately, they are rarely able to explain what that means to them or what they are hoping to protect. Once I delve into a clients back ground, asset information and beneficiary information many times [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Oct
11
2013

Charitable Remainder Trusts and Selling a Business

Posted by Mary

When it comes to planning for the sale of a business there are many considerations that need to be taken beyond what the selling price will be. For many individuals, they have owned the property for a significant amount of time and there may not only be capital gains, but there may have depreciated [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Oct
03
2013

Deed Processing Copy Scam

Posted by Mary

When it comes to fraud or scams, it does not just involve banking or your investments, it can creep into your estate planning process. Recently, many of my clients have been receiving letters from a company called "RECORD TRANSFER SERVICES" indicating that it is very important that they have a copy [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning


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