Posts Tagged: Estate Planning

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Irrevocable Medicaid Trusts

/ By: Lantz Law, Inc.

Category: Estate Planning, Medicaid

Medicaid is a state-federal partnership that provides medical benefit assistance to certain needy people, especially those over 65 years of age. However, you need to meet financial requirements such as asset limits to qualify. Assets...

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Generational Family

Consider a Generation-Skipping Trust

/ By: Lantz Law, Inc.

Category: Blog

Massachusetts is one of the states in the United States that has an estate tax. The tax kicks in at $1 million, meaning if an estate has assets over that threshold there may be a...

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Passing On Personal Property

/ By: Lantz Law, Inc.

Category: Blog

Personal property items, such as jewelry, furniture, tools, or railroad cars, are often overlooked in the estate planning context. People tend to focus on real estate and financial assets, but the truth is that personal...

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Can You Modify an Irrevocable Trust?

/ By: Lantz Law, Inc.

Category: Blog, General

Irrevocable trusts are sometimes used for certain kinds of asset protection. As the name suggests, these trusts are irrevocable and, for the most part, cannot be amended or revoked. Funding such a trust involves a...

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Estate Planning for Unique Families

/ By: Lantz Law, Inc.

Category: Blog

“Blended” families are a more common occurrence in recent times. According to one source, more than forty percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. This is always a point of concern in the...

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