Is there an Estate Tax hike lurking in Obama’s 2014 budget?

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Category : Estate Planning
10 - Apr - 2013

Casting aside the many other tax tweaks in the President’s new proposed budget, I scoured the document for any proposed changes to the Federal Estate Tax. It appears that, although he recently signed into law an increase in the Federal Estat

Afraid a Bankruptcy Lawyer Will Always Recommend Bankruptcy?

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Category : Bankruptcy
05 - Apr - 2013

A lot of the people that I meet with at my Carmel, Indiana law firm, Halcomb Singler, LLP, believe that a bankruptcy lawyer is always going to recommend bankruptcy because that lawyer is in

Do You Need to Probate a Will?

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Category : Estate Planning
02 - Apr - 2013

Most folks, regardless of the value of their assets, will have made a Will at some point in their lives.  I’m often asked by family members after a loved one has passed whether it is necessary for them to probate the decedent’s Will.