Plan Your Estate

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NOLO, Apr 30, 2012 - Law - 528 pages
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When you're thinking about estate planning, you want to make sure that you choose the right plan for your family. Turn to Plan Your Estate, Nolo's bestselling book of estate planning essentials. Get straightforward, plain-English explanations of every significant estate-planning option available, so you can make the best decisions for you and those you love.

Let Nolo's bestseller Plan Your Estate show you how to:

  • avoid probate
  • leave property through a will or trust
  • use life insurance to provide for your loved ones
  • name a guardian for your minor child
  • leave property to a young person
  • plan for incapacity
  • implement strategies specific to business owners
  • reduce estate taxes
  • make final arrangements

    This edition is completely revised with the latest federal and state laws, plus updated estate and gift tax information, and enhanced discussions about 529 plans, same-sex marriage, tax-saving trusts, and retirement benefits.
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    User Review  - dianaleez - LibraryThing

    The tenth edition of NOLO's "Plan Your Estate" is required reading for anyone who expects to die (no matter how far away that day may be). Surely each of us has something that we expect to leave ... Read full review

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    User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

    Useful, but dry. Read full review

    About the author (2012)

    Denis Clifford, a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was an editor of The Law Review, is a practicing lawyer who specializes in estate planning. He is the author of many Nolo titles, including Quick and Legal Will Book, Make Your Own Living Trust and Plan Your Estate, and a coauthor of A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples. He has been interviewed by such major media as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Money Magazine.

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