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Estate Lawyers Help Explain Your Will

Date posted: June 29, 2015

  The Long Island estate planning attorneys at Schwartz, Fang, and Keating are your experts on drawing and understanding a will. We can walk you through the will drafting process and answer any questions you may have about the many laws and regulations that effect property once a person passes away. We will help you […]

When A Person Dies Without A Will

Date posted: June 17, 2015

A Last Will and Testament is an important document that a person should have when they pass away. Although we all more or less know this, we do not know when we will pass on, and so many people do indeed die without having a will in place. This is very distressful to the surviving […]

Tax Free Gifts: Rules & Regulations

Date posted: May 29, 2015

If your planning to leave behind any assests to friends or family, there are important tax guidelines you should understand. There are rules which have been created, to specify what qualifies as a tax free gift. Understanding if your estate is subject to tax, is an important part of estate planning. During 2001 the Economic […]

Is Every Estate Subject to Estate Tax?

Date posted: May 13, 2015

Federal and State estate tax is imposed on the transfer of the taxable estate of a citizen of the United States. However, not every estate is subject to estate tax. We at Schwartz, Fang & Keating, P.C. are experienced in estate administration, ensuring that all assets are treated fairly and correctly. What you should know […]

Planning for Aging Parents: 5 Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Date posted: May 4, 2015

With so many people finding themselves caring for both their children and their parents at the same time, estate planning has expanded in many cases to include not only children, but one’s aging parents as well. This article provides five tips to consider, including making gifts, setting up trusts, and buying the parents’ home. 5 […]