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Common Types of Property that Can Be Placed in a Trust

There are many different types of trusts that an individual can create as part of their estate plan. These trusts serve a variety of purposes such as providing for the support of beneficiaries, minimizing taxes, and avoiding the costly and time-consuming probate process. Seder Law’s Estates & Trusts lawyers can discuss your...

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How Do Inheritance Taxes Differ From Estate Taxes?

Taxes are complex and the terminology surrounding them can be confusing. This is no less true with respect to estate planning. And while “estate tax” and “inheritance tax” are often used as synonyms, they actually have very distinct meanings. Knowing how inheritance taxes differ from estate taxes will help you prepare for...

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Strategies to Minimize Probate Costs

When a person dies, his or her estate must usually be probated. Probate is a process for determining who receives property and assets and settling debts against the estate. Although probate can be time-consuming and expensive, there are strategies to minimize robate costs. The dedicated Estates and Trusts attorneys of...

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