Category Archives: Trusts & Estates

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Can Artwork Affect My Estate?

Posted in Trusts & Estates

A recent Tax Court case highlights some of the issues faced by estates that own valuable artwork and the need to account for artwork as part of estate planning and estate administration. Artwork is an important aspect of estate planning and administration because artwork can affect the estate’s overall value, and can result in substantial… Continue Reading

Parent’s Right to an Intestate Share of their Child if the Child was Forsaken by the Parent

Posted in Probate Litigation, Trusts & Estates

In the recent Appellate Division decision of In the Matter of the Estate of Michael Fisher, the Appellate Court reviewed whether the Appellant and father of the Decedent, Michael Fisher, would be entitled to an intestate share of his deceased son’s estate. The main issue before the Court was whether or not the Appellant had… Continue Reading

Ensure a Successful Estate Plan: “Prepare for Tomorrow by Acting Today”

Posted in Stark Events, Trusts & Estates

Stark & Stark Shareholder Robert F. Morris, member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Group, will be hosting the free seminar “Prepare for Tomorrow By Acting Today: Tips for Ensuring a Successful Estate Plan.” This seminar will be held from 7:00 – 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Stark & Stark’s Lawrenceville office,… Continue Reading

Free Educational Seminar: Keeping it in the Family

Posted in Business & Corporate, Divorce, Stark Events, Trusts & Estates

Stark & Stark’s Family Law, Business and Estate Planning attorneys will present the FREE educational seminar, Keeping it in the Family: Strategies for Protecting Business Interests and Inherited Assets During a Divorce, on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. The seminar will be held at Stark & Stark’s Lawrenceville, New Jersey office from 12:00-1:00pm. Failing to plan for a divorce can have costly… Continue Reading

What to do if the Executor is Not Properly Administrating the Estate

Posted in Probate Litigation, Trusts & Estates

As you may be aware, every Last Will & Testament contains a clause which appoints an Executor or Executrix to administer the Estate of a decedent. In a perfect world, the Executor would timely administer the Estate, would entirely fulfill their duties, and the Estate would be swiftly and economically administered. Unfortunately, this is not… Continue Reading