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NJ Real Estate Transfer Taxes – Inheriting Real Estate

NJ Real Estate Transfer Taxes

Understanding NJ real estate transfer taxes and laws around inheriting real estate can efficiently and effectively keep a family home or property in the family. Maintaining a family property in the family legacy is an admirable and attainable goal for many parents and grandparents. “Life Estate” transfers are a great option in many families. In […]

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What happens If You Die Without A Will In New Jersey?

die without a will in New Jersey

A common question our estate planning attorneys at  Puff, Sierzega & MacFeeters, LLC receive is: What happens if you die without a will in New Jersey? The short answer is that your estate will be administered according to the intestacy laws of New Jersey. This short answer, however, is not so easily met in practice. […]

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Selecting an Executor Trustee or Agent to Represent Your Estate Plan

Selecting an Executor Trustee or Agent to Represent Your Estate Plan

Let’s examine the duties of the executor trustee or agent as it pertains to your estate plan. Selecting a person to carry out the provisions of your estate plan is one of the important and difficult decisions involved in the estate planning process. Yet, the selection process is often overlooked. There are a few practical […]

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