Legal Advice for Inheritance — 75 results
Written by attorney Howard M Lewis, about 2 years ago.
In Massachusetts, property that is inherited by one spouse, before or during the marriage, is legally considered marital property and may be subject to equitable division in a divorce. This... more
Written by attorney Casey Yontz, 5 months ago.
Bankruptcy and Inherited IRAs
In a recent US Supreme Court decision, the Court held that inherited IRAs will not be considered “retirement funds” and therefore exempt under federal... more
Written by Avvo Staff, over 6 years ago.
tax is a state tax you pay on money or other assets you receive after another
person's death. Inheritance tax should not be confused with estate tax, which
is a federal tax... more
Written by attorney Matthew Adam Pek, over 1 year ago.
INHERITING THE CROWN IN JEWISH LAW:
THE STRUGGLE FORRABBINIC COMPENSATION, TENURE AND INHERITANCE RIGHTS.
The State of Israel is a modem state with an electoral system of... more
Written by attorney Stephen Mendel, about 2 years ago.
If someone left you millions of dollars, would you show up at court to claim it? I would hope so, which is why a recent case has gotten my attention. Someone who was left a lot of money did... more
Written by attorney Mitchell Adel, about 2 years ago.
Instead of leaving your assets directly to your beneficiaries, why not leave them to your beneficiaries' Trusts, which gives the benefits of the assets while protecting them from outsiders,... more
Written by attorney Michael Daymude, over 2 years ago.
How an inheritance will affect your bankruptcy depends on: 1) timing; 2) your Chapter filing; and 3) the amount and nature of the inheritance.
In Chapter 7 liquidation cases there is a... more
Written by attorney Stephen Mendel, almost 3 years ago.
Did you know that, legally speaking, a minor is not allowed to inherit property including money?So, unless arrangements are made ahead of time, when a minor beneficiary receives an... more
Written by attorney Holger Siegwart, almost 2 years ago.
Under German law heirs inherit both, decedents assets and debts - unless they timely disclaim the
German estate and inheritance law provides that decedents property and assets,... more
Written by attorney Evan Guthrie, over 3 years ago.
If you are intestate or do not have a will in South
Carolina, advances on inheritances are recognized. The most common situation in which there is
an advance is when a child comes to a... more