Will the estate tax change under the Trump administration?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock that conceals a vast underground bunker where no television, radio, or internet (especially the internet) is available, you’ve probably heard that we have a new president: Donald Trump. In addition to Trump, both the House of Representatives and the Senate have Republican majorities. Some of you are no … Read more

The simultaneous death rule in Missouri

We spend a lot of time in this blog talking about dealing with the worst-case scenario–your death or prolonged disability. What might be even worse, though, is a situation when your heirs die at the same time you do. And sadly, this does happen sometimes. CNBC points out that recently there have been some high-profile … Read more