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Posted on 10/26/2018 at 12:08 PM by David Gonzales

Wait! I needed that! (Crummey Trust Edition)

In part one and part two of this three part series, I examined the basics of Crummey Trusts for bank trustees and d...

Posted on 10/11/2018 at 12:19 PM by David Gonzales

Do I Really Have to Send These Crummey Notices? It Depends on the “Totality of Circumstances”

My last blog, The Crummey Side of Trust Banking, examined the basics of the Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust. One of the...

Posted on 10/04/2018 at 01:04 PM by David Gonzales

The Crummey Side of Trust Banking

This is the first in a series of three blogs dealing with bank trustee risk and Irrevocable Life Insurance (Crummey) Tru...

Posted on 08/25/2016 at 10:11 AM by David Repp

The IRS never liked those valuation discounts

Everyone who has ever inherited shares of stock in a family corporation knows that they will be in it for the long run u...

Posted on 04/28/2016 at 10:26 AM by David Repp

No will for Prince means big money for siblings

The latest news out of Minnesota indicates Prince died without leaving a will. In Minnesota, Prince’s sibling...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by The Newsroom

Legally safeguard your final resting place

The Iowa Supreme Court recently ruled that a decedent may not dictate where his or her remains are to be buried. In a 5-...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by David Repp

Frequently, a deceased employee will have a spouse (with one or more dependents) who may have an urgent need for cash an...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by Mary Zambreno

Astrue v. Capato: When is a child not a child?

This article was co-authored by Dickinson attorney Christine Halbrook. * * * In Astrue v. Capato, the Supreme Court, in...
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