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Neel G Shah

Neel Shah’s Legal Guides

16 total


  • What is an Estate & an Estate Plan? Who needs one?

    Attorney Neel Shah of Shah Associates, P.C. (www.LawEsq.net) explains: - What is an Estate?- What is an Estate Plan? - Who needs an Estate Plan?

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  • What is Probate? Should I avoid Probate?

    Attorney Neel Shah of the law firm of Shah Associates, P.C. (www.LawEsq.net) explains: - What is Probate?- Should I try to avoid Probate with my Estate Plan? - How can i avoid Probate? For Blog subscription, visit here: http://lawesq.net/blog/For More information about the firm...

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  • What do you need to address for your family? Family-Specific Estate Planning

    What do you need to address for your family? Your goal may be making sure your children spouse are financially secure and to protect your assets from those who may attack them. Perhaps you want to ensure your property and business is secure in the event of the following: death...

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  • After Success, Don’t Forget About Succession

    AfterSuccess, Dont Forget AboutSuccession The amount of work required to start a business, make it successful keep it growing is substantial. Unfortunately, the business owner isnt done even when all that has been accomplished. There are many challenges to developing a ...

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  • Don’t Forget About State Estate Taxes

    Dont Forget About State Estate Taxes With the federal estate tax exemption set at $5.25 million, many people are resting easy knowing that their estate will likely not be subject to estate taxes.As arecent articlepoints out, however, many individuals are quick to forget t...

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  • Advantages Of An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust

    Advantages Of An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust Many Americans may be unaware of what an irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT) is, let alone the benefits it may provide to them. Arecent articlediscusses several of the benefits offered by ILITs. Typically, life insur...

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  • How A Beneficiary Can Enforce A Trust

    Sometimes trustees do not do what they are supposed to. Sometimes trustees make mistakes in carrying out their duties while other times, they knowingly fail to comply with the terms of the trust. If you are the beneficiary of a trust, there may be some things you can do to ensure...

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  • Thanks Gramps! Planning Gifts to Grandchildren

    Often, grandparents who have extra money wish to assist their grandchildren financially. A recent article discusses three ways through which grandparents can give to their grandchildren. Write a Check Many grandparents simply write checks to their grandchildren without thinking ...

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  • What is an Irrevocable Funeral Trust?

    One tool for those looking to spend down their assets in order to apply for Medicaid benefits is the Irrevocable Funeral Trust (IFT). Through an IFT, a person can set aside funds to pay for his or her funeral and burial expenses. Importantly, funds in an IFT are not considered t...

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  • Dealing with Early-Stage Alzheimer’s

    Currently, the sixth leading cause of death in the United States is Alzheimers disease. Between 2000 and 2010, the number of deaths caused by Alzheimers disease increased by 68 percent. By 2050, the number of Americans with Alzheimers disease is set to increase to 13.8 million. A...

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