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How Are Trusts Taxed?

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     Trusts can be very useful vehicles to control assets during life and after death. During life, they can be especially helpful to control assets during periods of disability. After death, a trust… Read More »

Estate Planning: It’s Not Just About the Estate Taxes

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     When we plan our lives and our estates, it’s not all about the estate taxes. Of course, estate taxes should be taken into consideration, but there are many more important factors. That’s… Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 6: Taxes

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     When planning, taxes are an important consideration. Of course, that does not mean they are the only consideration, or even the most important consideration. That’s the reason taxes appear as the final… Read More »

Which Costs More: Probate or Trust Administration?

COMPLIMENTS OF THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU By: The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys There is no question that a Living Trust allows you to avoid probate – if, of course, the Trust is properly drafted and funded. But does this mean a Living Trust is more cost-effective than a Will? Some people… Read More »

PROTECT AGAINST CREDITOR CLAIMS – EVEN TAX LIENS

COMPLIMENTS OF THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU By: The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys In U.S. v. Adent, 117 AFTR 2d 2016-1505 (7th Cir. 5/10/16), Leonard and Joyce Advent owned a commercial property as joint tenants with their son, Derek. Leonard and Joyce owed tax to the federal government. The Internal Revenue Service… Read More »

FREE Estate Planning Workshop

The Law Office of Johann Chau invites you to attend a FREE Estate Planning Workshop THE 7 COSTLY MISTAKES FAMILIES SHOULD AVOID IN THEIR ESTATE PLANS Topics Covered During This Workshop: COSTS AND DELAYS Avoid potential probate delays of 8 months to 1 year or more. Eliminate or minimize substantial court, attorneys’ and executors’ fees. NURSING HOME COSTS… Read More »

FREE Wills and Living Trusts Seminar — The 7 Costly Mistakes Families Make In Their Estate Plans!

Will your family be one of those casualties? Attend this seminar and immediately discover how you can avoid mistakes in these key areas: PROBATE COSTS AND DELAYS: Avoid potential delays of 8 months to 1 year or more. Eliminate or minimize substantial court, attorneys’ and executors’ fees. NURSING HOME COSTS: Protect your nest egg from… Read More »