Making Inheritance The Incentive

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Putting conditions on inheritances can offer incentives to heirs With great wealth comes great responsibility. On the other hand, great wealth can also mean great fun. When those minds are young ones it can be easy to miss…

Planning And Strategic Gift-Giving

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. While many popular gifting strategies involve charities, gifting to family members can be equally rewarding. Here are a few easy approaches that can reduce or avoid taxes, and are also effective wealth transfer techniques. “Gifting strategies”: when you…

Estate Planning For A Collector

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Monday, May 19, 2014. Get expert help when passing on collectibles that have financial value. Pulling together a great collection of anything can take a great deal of effort and a lifetime of diligence. That noted, don’t forget that it also takes…

Knowing Better Than The Professionals: New Medicare Rules And Knowing Your Rights

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Friday, May 16, 2014. Starting this year, the key criterion for [Medicare} coverage is a demonstrated need for skilled care – even if the patient isn’t expected to improve. That means patients already enrolled in Medicare Part A (hospitalization) who need care…

An Estate With No Family To Pass It To: Motivations To Charity

On behalf ESTATE PLANNING LAW GROUP OF GEORGIA, James M. Miskell P.C. posted in estate planning on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. WHETHER it’s treasured pearl earrings or a vintage camera, a house or what’s left of your life savings, deciding who should inherit your worldly goods means making sometimes wrenching choices. For older people without children, stepchildren or grandchildren,…