PROBATE TRUTHS (and

PROBATE TRUTHS (and "Truthiness")

Comedian Stephen Colbert popularized the term “truthiness”, defined to mean “the quality of seeming or being felt to be true, even if not necessarily true”. For “probate”, truthiness abounds! Here are three myths, and three truths about t… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning

The Uncertain Future of the Estate Tax

No More Estate Tax? No More “Stepped Up” Tax Basis? Now that the dust has settled on the grueling and seemingly endless election cycle, voters’ minds turn to policy and wonder what (if anything) will come of the promises made by the candidates:… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning, Farm
5 Things I Learned at the…

5 Things I Learned at the Probate & Trust Law Conference.

Attorney Bill Oehler recently attended the annual Probate & Trust Law conference in June 2016. In this blog post, Bill shares five things he learned while attending the conference with 900+ attorneys and professionals. 1. Federal estate tax is he… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning