Estate Planning and Business Law

Blog Posts in June, 2015

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  • Transfer with intent to defraud or transfer not given in exchange for value: Determining actual intent
    Transfer with intent to defraud or transfer not given in exchange for value: Determining actual intent

    · (a) A transfer made or obligation incurred by a debtor is fraudulent as to a creditor, whether the creditor's claim arose before or after the transfer was made or the obligation was incurred, if the ...

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  • Marital Deduction
    Marital Deduction

    For married couples, understanding how the marital deduction works is very important for tax and estate planning. The marital deduction provides for unlimited tax-free transfers between spouses during ...

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  • SLANDER
    SLANDER

    Definition of Slander Slander is a false and unprivileged publication, orally uttered, and also communications by radio or any mechanical or other means that (1) charges any person with crime, or with ...

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  • Business Succession Planning
    Business Succession Planning

    An important area overlooked in the estate planning process, especially for owners of closely held or family owned businesses, is business succession planning. These businesses are often the largest ...

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  • Who is the Real Party in Interest in a Lawsuit?
    Who is the Real Party in Interest in a Lawsuit?

    Every action must be prosecuted in the name of the real party in interest. ( Code Civ Proc § 367) The question then becomes, who is the real party in interest? The general test of such a party is: "It ...

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  • Medicare Benefits Ended - Can Nursing Home Throw You Out?
    Medicare Benefits Ended - Can Nursing Home Throw You Out?

    If you need to stay in a nursing home to recover after being hospitalized, Medicare ordinarily covers up to 100 days of services to get you back on your feet. If you need to stay in the nursing home ...

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