Do I have to pay Inheritance Taxes on Life Insurance Proceeds?

Pennsylvania has a complex inheritance tax law which taxes almost all assets when a loved one passes away. The tax captures not only assets which are in the estate, but also assets which pass with a beneficiary designation upon death. One of the few exceptions to the inheritance tax is life insurance. But is life […]
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Navigating the Murky Waters of Estate Investment Securities

There are many types of assets that a person can leave to their loved ones after death. One type of asset that estate executors should give careful attention to is investment securities. Securities are investments that people buy with the hope of selling the investment for more money in the future. There are many types, […]
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Effect of Marriage and Divorce Upon a Will

Legal Troubles when a Will Names an Ex-Spouse as Beneficiary    A Will is an important part of protecting your loved ones and ensuring that your intentions are carried out after death. It is equally important to update your Will whenever there are major life changes.  
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