Jeremy Adam Wechsler’s Guides

Jeremy Adam Wechsler

Willow Grove Estate Planning Attorney.

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  1. Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax 101

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, over 3 years ago.

    Pennsylvania mandates that an inheritance tax be paid on any assets transferred upon death in the Commonwealth. Here are a few basic points that are important to know regarding the inheritance tax. There is a separate federal estate tax. The federal estate tax works differently....

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  2. Veterans Pension Benefits

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, over 3 years ago.

    There are millions of veterans who have served our country honorably and have dedicated and risked their lives to provide security and peace for the rest of us. Yet, many veterans who have served do not know they may be entitled to veterans pension benefits, or improved pensions....

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  3. What is a trust?

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, over 3 years ago.

    A trust is an estate planning tool that allows you to write rules for how your assets are to be distributed, both during your life and after you die. Unlike a will, an asset that is in a valid trust avoids probate. In addition, a trust allows for more flexible inheritance distrib...

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  4. Powers of Attorney documents are sometimes more important than Wills

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, over 3 years ago.

    Many of us know that having a Will is a good idea, and this document typically serves as a foundation to your estate plan. But a will is simply a death document. It is therefore ineffective unless you die. The problem is that over half of us, at some point in our lives, will beco...

  5. If You Live In Pennsylvania, Do You Need a Living Trust?

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, over 3 years ago.

    A revocable living trust is an estate planning tool that is considered a substitute to a will. However, unlike a will, you can use a living trust during your life to manage your affairs and investments. A living trust can also be effective for an orderly inheritance distribution,...

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  6. Responsibilities of an Executor of a Will in Pennsylvania

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, almost 4 years ago.

    The Role of the Executor of the Estate As executor of the estate, you are charged with the responsibility of making sure the decedents estate is handled in the proper manner under the law. Typically, the executor hires an attorney to assist him or her in all of the responsibil...

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  7. Probate process in Pennsylvania

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, about 4 years ago.

    Find the Will and Any Amendments Find and secure the Will, all amendments to the Will and any previous Wills. Do not remove, add or alter any page. Contact an Attorney Call an estate planning and est

    5 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. Planning For the Federal Estate Tax

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, about 4 years ago.

    There is no federal estate tax this year (2010), unless Congress acts retroactively. However, you can be sure there will be an estate tax in the future. How do you plan?

  9. How to find the right estate planning attorney

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, about 4 years ago.

    Dig into the lawyer's background What type of experience or organizations does the lawyer belong to that qualify him or her to be an estate planning attorney? Use the internet, such as Avvo, Lawyers.

  10. Ten Steps To Good Estate Planning

    Written by attorney Jeremy Wechsler, over 4 years ago.

    1. Find a qualified estate planning attorney who is an expert in estate planning who will know the right questions to ask to draft your vital documents. 2. Determine the value of your estate - tally

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