B-Metro Magazine has recognized Melanie B. Holliman as one of their Women Attorneys to Watch in their current Women in Law edition. See page 81 below. It is an honor for Melanie to continue to recognized as such, but of course, the best honor of all is when her clients are so pleased with the […]
Older parents are becoming more common, driven in part by changing cultural mores and advances in infertility treatment. Comedian and author Steve Martin had his first child at age 67. Singer Billy Joel just welcomed his third daughter. Janet Jackson had a child at age 50. And these older parents have special estate planning considerations.
The amount that can be deposited in an ABLE account each year without jeopardizing public benefits will rise from the current $14,000 to $15,000 starting in 2018. This increase is tied to the federal gift tax exclusion which is also rising from $14,000 to $15,000 due to inflation. This increase makes ABLE accounts that much more […]
Once you’ve decided to set up a trust fund, what next? Let’s take a look at some of the biggest mistakes people make when setting up a trust fund.