Maryland Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration Forms

The essential tool for your Maryland estate planning practice.
Publisher: Michie
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ISBN: 9780327039174
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This latest edition of Maryland Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration Forms is the standard practice manual for Maryland estate planning and administration, complete with forms, checklists, and textual materials. The authors' extensive commentary will enhance your understanding of the tax, estate, and trust law environments that are essential to your practice. Expert discussion of non-probate assets, income-shifting devices, various types of trusts and charitable gifts, federal estate and gift taxes, marital deductions, and more helps you develop a fuller understanding of your clients' most complex issues. Don't be without this comprehensive and indispensable manual in your estate planning practice, only from LexisNexis, publisher of Michie's Annotated Code of Maryland and the name you trust for all your legal research needs.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Estate Planning and Will Drafting 
Chapter 1 Estate Planning Basics
Chapter 2 Acquisition of Necessary Data
Chapter 3 Non-Probate Assets
Chapter 4 Powers of Attorney
Chapter 5 Pre-Probate Planning: A Primer
Chapter 6 Income-Shifting Devices
Chapter 7 Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Chapter 8 Irrevocable Trusts Other Than Insurance Trusts
Chapter 9 Revocable Trusts
Chapter 10 Charitable Gifts
Chapter 11 "Simple" Wills
Chapter 12 The Marital Deduction—Discussion
Chapter 13 Complex Wills
Chapter 14 Professional Responsibility
Chapter 15 Estate Freezing Techniques
Chapter 16 The Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax
Chapter 17 Powers of Appointment
Chapter 18 Planning for Present and Future Incapacity
Chapter 19 Recent Developments

Part II: Estate Administration
Chapter 20 Disclaimers and Election by Surviving Spouse
Chapter 21 Assimilation and Management of Information
Chapter 22 Estate of John A. Dough—Model Forms
Chapter 23 Post-Mortem Tax Planning
Chapter 24 Fiduciary Income Taxation
Chapter 25 Compensation of Personal Representatives and Attorneys
Chapter 26 Maryland Death Taxes
Chapter 27 Administration of Estate of Absentee