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Incapacity Planning

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     People plan to die. We know it’s going to happen. Perhaps we have life insurance to cover our financial responsibilities and care for our loved ones. We may have a Will to… Read More »

Planning for the International Client

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     Today’s world is increasingly mobile. It’s increasingly common for estate planning attorneys to have clients who weren’t born in the United States or who own property outside of the United States. How… 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 »

Estate Planning is Too Important to Procrastinate

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     Most of us recognize that estate planning is the loving and responsible thing to do. Yet, only 44% of adult Americans even have so much as a simple Will, according to a Gallup poll…. Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 5: Retirement Assets

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     People work much of their lives to accumulate assets, often in tax-favored vehicles such as IRAs, Roth IRAs, 401(k)s, and other retirement plans. It’s often desirable to stretch-out withdrawals from these assets,… Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 4: Beneficiary Designations

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     Beneficiary designations are a powerful tool in estate planning. They are a simple way to direct that specific assets go where desired. However, they must be used with care and coordinated with… Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 3: Your Kids

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     The first article in the series showed how an estate plan prepares one for incapacity during life and not just for the distribution of assets at death. The second article in the… Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 2: Long-Term Care

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys     Often, when people think of “estate planning” they think it’s a task only for what happens after death. While an estate plan certainly deals with the distribution of assets at death, it… Read More »

6 Important Estate Planning Considerations – Part 1: Incapacity

This article is a compliment of  THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHANN CHAU Written by The American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys   Often, when people think of “estate planning” they think it’s a task only for the old, the rich, or the infirm. But, that simply is not true. Estate planning is something you do… 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 Call 1-888-718-6680 To Reserve Your Seats Today Topics Covered During This Workshop: COST AND DELAYS: Avoid potential probate delays of 8 months to 1 year or more. Eliminate or minimize… Read More »