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KFNX RADIO SHOW WITH CLINT W. SMITH, J.D. | APRIL 8, 2014 | ESTATE PLANNING

What’s important to know about Estate Planning? Clint W. Smith explains it on the KFNX Radio Show. (22 minutes)

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WHEN DO I NEED A FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP?

Family Limited Partnerships What is a Family Limited Partnership? It is a simply a limited partnership that is set up under the law to protect assets and pass them to the next generation. Generally it is part of an estate plan. When I refer to a Family Limited Partnership (FLP), it could also be a […]

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Asset Protection Estate Planning December 10, 2013

MESA – GILBERT AZ ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY ANSWERS THE QUESTION: “CAN AN ESTATE BE TOO SMALL FOR PROTECTION?”

Many people think “My estate is too small to get any protection from estate planning.” Let me correct that. I have lots of people that come to my office and they say “Well, I don’t think I really need an estate plan because I don’t have a huge estate. I don’t have a lot of […]

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ESTATE PLANNING – NEW BOOK CAN BRING PEACE OF MIND

Most people spend more time planning their family vacation than they do planning their demise. I know that’s not a happy thing to think about, but the fact is, you need to plan for it. People who die without an estate plan wreak lots of havoc in the lives of their loved ones. Too often […]

ESTATE PLANNING WHEN YOU HAVE A CABIN OR VACATION HOME

Some of us are privileged to have extra things in our life, like a cabin or a nice house to leave to the next generation. Sometimes even a winter retreat or a summer retreat. The problem with that in estate planning is this: If you have family members that you want to leave that cabin […]

ASSET PROTECTION FOR PHYSICIANS AND PROFESSIONALS

    Asset protection planning is a growing area of the law. There are provisions under the law that allow people to preserve and maximize the value of their estate so that it can pass to the next generation without too many people getting their hands into it, and that includes creditors. Most estate planners […]