The National Consumer Law Center reports on a problem that may affect many consumers. LegalConsumer.com can help with many of the problems identified in the NCLC report, by: See: Homeowner Tactics to Overcome Problems with Tangled Titles Why Probate Matters It is not uncommon for homes to be passed on informally from generation to generation […]
Nebraska is one of a handful of states that requires inheritors to pay the county inheritance taxes on the amounts they inherit if over a certain amount. However, far fewer people will be affected by this tax after 2023 and beyond thanks to LB 310 which significantly changed Nebraska inheritance law, as of 2023. Here […]
In December of 2019, Congress passed a law called the SECURE Act, making big changes to retirement and estate planning.
Estate planning expert Liza Hanks tells you what your options are when you inherit an IRA or 401k plan.
The details of Aretha’s story don’t matter as much as this fact: leaving multiple handwritten wills around your home is a bad estate planning strategy.
You can’t make a claim on a life insurance policy unless you know it exists. Here’s how to find what you’re looking for.
Estate planning expert Liza Hanks explains how property worth less than the “small estates limit” avoids probate, the lengthy court proceeding to wrap up the affairs of someone who has died.