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TEN IMPORTANT ESTATE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS – PART 1

by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., Esquire, CELA, and Joellen C. Meckley, Esquire This is the first in a two-part series on important reasons for Estate Planning. In calendar year 2000, the exemption from federal estate tax was $675,000.  Clients who owned a home, had a retirement plan, and even modest other assets, had to consider this…

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ESTATE PLANNING IN NEW JERSEY- PART 2

by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., Esquire, CELA, and Joellen C. Meckley, Esquire This is the second of a two-part article on Estate Planning in New Jersey.  The first article discussed Wills, Living Trusts, Dipositive Provisions, and Living Wills.  This article will discuss Powers of Attorney, who should serve as fiduciary, health care representative, agent under Power…

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ESTATE PLANNING IN NEW JERSEY- PART 1

by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., Esquire, CELA, and Joellen C. Meckley, Esquire This is the first of a two-part series in Estate Planning in New Jersey. Estate Planning is a very important process. (The second part can be found here.) Most people have worked their entire lives and lived sensibly with the result that they have…

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ESTATE PLANNING FOR GRANDCHILDREN

by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., CELA Goals A grandparent-grandchild relationship is a special one. Perhaps because of the differences in age, or perhaps because grandparents have already raised one child or a family of children, they have a different viewpoint with respect to their grandchildren. Grandparents often have the following concerns: Pocket Money. They want…

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