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Seven Types of Gun Trusts

Here is a quick overview of seven major types of gun trusts: Trust Mill NFA Trust: This is a “simple” (sometimes shockingly simple) “cookie-cutter” type boilerplate trust designed for purchase of firearms and/or suppressors regulated under the...

Advisors Panic over Corporate Transparency Act (CTA)’s Orwellian Reporting Requirements

Did you ever put off studying for a final, until the night before the final? That’s pretty much how the planning community is feeling about the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), which will go into effect January 1, 2024. Congress passed the devilish law several...

SECURE 2.0 Act, You, and Your IRA Beneficiaries

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement 2.0 Act (SECURE 2.0 Act). The previous SECURE Act in 2020 made several changes to retirement planning: It increased the required beginning date (RBD) for required...

California Gun Trust Planning

Presentation by Attorney Dave Duringer clears up confusion over California Gun Trust Planning. What is a Gun Trust? Is a Gun Trust Effective? Is a Gun Trust Necessary? Is a Gun Trust Recommended? YES! Every California gun owner should have one! A regular trust might...

Basis Consistency and Reporting for Property Acquired from a Decedent

  Significant coverage was devoted at the recently concluded 51st Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Fla. to the Internal Revenue Service’s proposed regulations (proposed regs) concerning basis consistency and reporting for property...

Repeal and Uncertainty Impacts Estate Administration

  Good advice in this article, but much of the uncertainty can be removed with thorough, comprehensive planning with an eye toward flexibility. For example, in our planning (http://Protect.LIFE), we offer not only the current flexibility of the Clayton election,...

World’s oldest man Mbah Goto celebrates what he claims to be his 146th birthday

  He has outlived all 10 of his siblings as well as his four wives, the last of whom died in 1988. All of his children have also died, and now he is survived by his grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Source: World’s oldest...

#AssetProtection: #EstatePlanning Attorney to Use Time Travel in New Post-Mortem Planning Service

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to go back and fix an estate plan before death or incapacity of the grantor? Protective Law Corporation will be very pleased to offer such post-mortem estate planning, and we will add it to our pricing sheet just as soon as the...

Lana Meisner, wife of Eagles member Randy Meisner, is killed in gun accident – LA Times

BTW, there is no such thing as a “gun accident” — this was a negligent discharge. Stop a moment and think whether your family is trained at least in the basic rules of gun safety. I can tell you it is very common for family members with absolutely no...