As an estate planning attorney, I talk about death all the time. Sometimes, I am talking to people on the worst day of their lives.
I received a joint ownership of my father’s house about 10 years ago with my sister. She always lived there. I share no expenses and she and my dad pay all the bills. We plan to sell the home after our father passes. Can I give her my half, so we don’t face taxes?
If asked to be a trustee, anyone, unless previously experienced in this field would not know what the responsibilities are. How much work is involved? What is the time frame? Do I need to prepare tax returns and handle accounts? Can I get help? When do my responsibilities end?
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Almost three years after San Diego developer and philanthropist Conrad Prebys died, a court fight continues over control of his $1 billion estate.
The government calls these payments “reimbursements,” and Medicare and Medicaid do not handle this process the same.