Take care to avoid these eight (8) major estate planning mistakes. 1.  Relying on the Government’s “Estate Plan” One of the biggest mistakes people make in estate planning is to not have an estate plan in place at all. This puts families in the position of being subject to government rules and regulations about all […]Continue reading

Protecting Assets When a Spouse Receives Medicaid BY THEUS LAW OFFICES Many couples, in their golden years, find themselves wondering: What if one or both of them is admitted into a nursing home and needs Medicaid? After saving throughout their lives, they are fearful that if one of them enters a nursing home, they will have [...]Continue reading

Many people have wills drafted to include bank accounts, stocks, and other probate assets. But they overlook planning for personal possessions. Bitter disputes can erupt over items that have more sentimental value than monetary worth, including furniture, photographs, jewelry, and artwork. This article provides answers to commonly asked questions about how estate assets are distributed, […]Continue reading

When considering who should serve as the executor of your estate, you may automatically think of a certain relative or close friend. But think carefully. Make sure that you pick the most competent person possible. Being an executor can be a tough, time-consuming job. In some families, the decision of who to pick as an […]Continue reading

In light of the recent raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, worry and anxiety has been spreading like wildfire throughout the entire immigrant community. While we do not know the extent to which the ICE raids have increased since Donald Trump started serving as president, we do know one thing for sure […]Continue reading

THIRD CIRCUIT ISSUES WARNING ABOUT COMPUTER-GENERATED WILLS AND TESTAMENTS BY THEUS LAW OFFICES No one wants to pay more than necessary for essential estate planning documents, such as a last will and testament or power of attorney.  These documents can be attained easily at retail office supply outlets or online through legal storefronts like legalzoom.com for [...]Continue reading

Tax planning is like football.  Planners (offense) look to exploit weaknesses in the Tax Code, while the IRS (defense) constantly seeks to plug any holes.  This is why the Internal Revenue Code is so complicated – because it resembles a leaky dike fortified with duct tape to plug the holes. Tax planning tends to elevate […]Continue reading