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Changes to Estate Tax Laws? – Annapolis and Towson Estate Planning
IRS Final regulations confirm: Making large gifts now won’t harm estates after 2025
Estate Planning Tools & Forms
Estate Planning: A Family Affair
529 ABLE Accounts
*ALERT* Changes to Maryland Estate Tax Exemption for 2019
Law of Revocable Trusts in Maryland 2019
Law of Maryland Estate Tax 2018
Children of Same-Sex Couples: Not Out of the Woods Yet
Joint Ownership Just for Convenience Can Be Perilous
Novel Ways To Revoke A Will
Why Turning 69 1/2 is an Important Date for Your IRA
Why Do People Fail To Address Estate Planning?
Here is a Link to Thoughtful Article About Spurring Your Parents to do Their own Estate Planning, From The Christmas Eve Edition of The Chicago Tribune
We like this short, sensible article out of Georgia on how the holiday season can be an opportune time to inform family members of your estate plan.
Tom Clancy’s widow and children (from a prior marriage) are battling in Baltimore City probate court over a technical tax issue in his Will worth millions of dollars
Nontaxable gifts QUADRUPLED in 2012, as described in this Bloomberg article!
Ambiguity is in the Eye of the Beholder
Good News! You Don’t Have to Be Sane!
Privacy, Revocable Trusts and the Hackerman Estate
Supreme Court: “Your Children’s Creditors May Inherit Your IRA”
A Big Wynne for Maryland Taxpayers?
Governor Enacts Estate Tax Cut
How NOT to Probate an Estate
All Eyes Turn To Governor O’Malley For Estate Tax Cut
Bill increasing the Maryland estate tax exemption amount passes the Maryland Senate
SB321 Standards for Personal Representatives – Legislative Update
Maryland Estate Tax Legislation Update
MD General Assembly considers clarifying standards for Personal Representatives
IRS releases its “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2014
Maryland General Assembly bill seeks to recouple Maryland estate tax with the Federal estate tax
Transportation Tax Extender and Others Expired on December 31, 2013
Happy New Year! Do you need to file a 2013 Gift Tax Return?
Farrah Fawcett’s Art Collection Subject of Court Battle
IRA Charitable Contribution Tax Break Scheduled to End
Supreme Court Upholds IRS Enforcement of 40% Penalty on Taxpayers Who Used COBRA Tax Shelters
Are You Getting a Divorce? It’s Time to Review Your Estate Plan.
Napoleon’s Transcribed Will Up For Auction
IRS 2014 Inflation Adjustments And Your Taxes
What is the impact of United States v. Windsor on your estate plan?
Choosing a Crummey trust isn’t a crummy idea!
How Pet Trusts can Protect your Animals
It’s always the little things in an Estate….
I’ve been named Personal Representative of an estate. What do I do next?
How Bank Loan Agreements can effect your Estate
Old English In Terrorem (No Contest) Provisions Brought the Wrath of God into Wills
What happens if I don’t have a Will?
Owning Property as an Unmarried Couple
New 3.8% Federal Surtax on Estates, Trusts and Individuals
New scam in Maryland targets Personal Representatives
Attorneys at Frankel Sims Law named to the Super Lawyers List for 2013
*ALERT* Marriage Equality in Maryland Update
Fiscal Cliff Information for our Clients
The Lottery and Estate Planning
Jane and Frankel Sims Law are highlighted in this week’s BBJ
Why Sign my Will in my Attorney’s Office?
Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives for children over 18
Estate planning for the business owner
Same-sex Marriage and Inheritance Tax in Maryland
Founder and Managing Attorney, Jane Frankel Sims, recognized as a Very Important Professional Under 40
Who are your children?
New Statutory Power of Attorney Form
Tax Exacta: The Preakness Stakes and Estate Taxes
Frankel Sims Law Named a Finalist in the 2012 Maryland Chamber’s Small Business Awards
Estate and Gift Taxes in an election year – What will the future hold?
IMPORTANT Federal Estate and Gift Tax update
UPDATE on 2012 Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning
Legal Heads UP – NEW TAX LEGISLATION!
The Law Offices of Jane Frankel Sims welcomes two new employees!
Founder and Managing Attorney is named a 2011 Daily Record Leading Woman
Founder and Managing Attorney – Jane Frankel Sims wins Prestigious Smart CEO 2011 Brava Award
The Estate Planner’s Storybook of Everyday Tales and Unexpected Endings
Client Document Archive