Thinking Beyond Tomorrow answers your questions about:Estate Planning - Wills, Living Trusts, Survivorship Rights and avoiding ProbatePlanning for and managing your medical careLife Support Issues and Death with DignityPlanning for Non-Traditional RelationshipsPet TrustsGun TrustsPlanning for and managing your financesProtecting your Assets and your homeFamily and Marital Property IssuesMinimizing Federal Estate TaxesTaking action when a loved one diesSettling an Estate and being an Executor
Paul Premack is a Certified Elder Law Attorney through the National Elder Law Foundation. He was a founding member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and has been a NAELA member since 1989. His practice encompasses estate planning for individuals, couples and families of all ages, probate to assist surviving heirs when a family member dies, and elder law to assist clients with specific legal challenges. Paul is a Geriatric Scholar via the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.Benjamin Premack is a Washington State attorney whose practice focuses on environmental law, business law and elder law. He counsels on areas of inheritance, trusts, probate, health care, and community building. He is adept at combining business and estate planning law to serve unique purposes when each, individually, does not suffice. He offers outside general legal counsel to entrepreneurs and growing businesses in emerging economic sectors and multimillion dollar established businesses. His practice includes incorporation matters, legal advice on the formation of LLCs and other types of entities, and business law matters such as environmental law, intellectual property, employment and independent contracting, commercial contracts, mergers, acquisitions, and business restructuring. Benjamin is experienced in estate planning for individuals, couples and families of all ages, families in non-traditional relationship structures, probate to assist surviving heirs when a family member dies, and elder law to assist clients with specific legal challenges.
Hailed as one of the best casebooks in legal education, the text combines interesting cases, thoughtful analysis, notes, images, and a clear organization for an excellent teaching tool.
Retaining the late Jesse Dukeminier's blend of wit, erudition, and playfulness, the Tenth Edition uses cartoons, illustrations, case documents, and photographs to provide visual commentary that augments the wide-ranging cases and other readings. Sidebars on relevant but unique persons, places, and events provide thought-provoking and fascinating context. This casebook is not only fun to read, but fun for professors to teach.
A thorough Teacher's Manual with a comprehensive transition guide provides a complete teaching summary of all materials in the book. Updated PowerPoint slides with a refreshed design provide structure for classroom organization.
New to the Tenth Edition:All new section on electronic or digital wills and the emerging case law that has begun to accept them All new section on trust decanting, now recognized in 25 states, with attention to the breadth of statutory and case law treatments of decanting Reworked coverage of same-sex marriage in light of Obergefell v. Hodges and refreshed treatment of inheritance rights for cohabiting unmarried partners Updated and expanded coverage of wealth and income inequality Refreshed treatment, with updated case law, on undue influence Attention to new case law and statutory developments in will execution and reformation of wills for mistake Revised and clarified coverage of revocable trusts and other nonprobate transfers and the difficult relationship of state wealth transfer law with federal pension law Updated treatment of trust fiduciary law, including new case law and statutory developments on directed trusts, waiver of fiduciary duties, and trust investment law Revised treatment of creditor rights to beneficial interests in trust, with attention to choice-of-law rules and growing statutory recognition of self-settled asset protection trusts
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Whether grappling with modest or extensive assets, The Complete Book of Wills, Estates, and Trusts has long been the indispensable guide for protecting an estate for loved ones. In this completely revised third edition, updated to cover the latest changes in estate law, attorney Alexander A. Bove, Jr., clearly explains
• how to use a will to avoid probate and legal complications
• how trusts work and how to use trusts to save taxes
• how to contest a will and how to avoid a contest
• how to settle an estate or make a claim against one
• how to establish a durable power of attorney
• how to protect assets from creditors
In his straightforward and humorous style, Bove shares easy-to-understand legal definitions, savvy advice on taxes, and pragmatic and simple sample forms, all illustrated with entertaining examples and actual cases. The Complete Book of Wills, Estates, and Trusts is the best guide available for defending your financial legacy