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Articles by Jacque Mingle



Sep 30 2016

ABLE Accounts Are Up and Running

Some people with disabilities have a new option for saving that can preserve needs-based benefits.    They’re called ABLE accounts, for …

Posted in Elder Law, General Articles, Miscellaneous

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Aug 31 2016

IRS Regulations Could Derail Estate Planning Technique

If you have an estate that is large enough to be subject to estate tax, you might want to be …

Posted in Estate Planning, Estate Tax, Featured, General Articles, General Issues, Taxes

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May 31 2016

No Will for Prince (Shocking), But He Needed Much More

“I can’t believe Prince didn’t have a Will!”
We hear that all the time. Consider for a moment that the …

Posted in Celebrity Estates, Family harmony, Featured, General Articles, General Issues

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Apr 29 2016

Must-Have Document: Financial Power of Attorney

A financial power of attorney is one of the most important documents every adult should have.  It allows someone to …

Posted in General Articles

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Mar 31 2016

‘Irrevocable’ Doesn’t Always Mean You Can’t Change It

Back when the estate tax exemption was a mere $600,000 (1987-’97) or $1 million (2002-’03) or even $2 million (2006-’08), …

Posted in General Articles

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Feb 29 2016

What Trustees and PRs Get Paid for Their Work

If you serve as trustee or personal representative (aka “executor”), you are probably entitled to get paid for it. (It …

Posted in General Articles

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Oct 30 2015

Planning Lesson: Don’t Leave Out the Obvious

Two recent cases involving the estates of the rich and famous provide an important lesson: if you want something cared …

Posted in Featured

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Oct 30 2015

Calif. Assisted Suicide: An Option for Arizonans?

California this month enacted an assisted-suicide law, joining only three other states (Oregon, Washington, and Vermont) that have done so.  …

Posted in Featured

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Sep 30 2015

POLST Aims to Match Patients’ Wishes with End-of-Life Care

For all adults, a Living Will (aka Advance Directive) is an important part of their estate plans. There are things …

Posted in Featured, General Articles

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