Life’s Certainties: Death and Taxes

Author: Wolfe Ossa LawCategories: Estate, Trust, Wills

  New Jersey previously imposed two death taxes – estate tax and inheritance tax. However, as of 2018, the estate tax was completely repealed, leaving only the lesser-known inheritance tax. Inheritance taxes are based upon the beneficiary’s relationship to the decedent. New Jersey categorizes beneficiaries into “classes.” The specific class that a beneficiary falls into …

Initiating Probate – N.J. Sur...

Author: Wolfe Ossa LawCategories: Elder Law, Probate Law, Trust, Wills

RULE 4:80. Application To Surrogate’s Court For Probate Or Administration 4:80-1. Application (a) Contents. Unless a complaint for probate is filed with the Superior Court pursuant to R. 4:83, an application for the probate of a will, for letters testamentary, letters of administration, letters of administration of non-resident estates in which administration has not been …

What can I do to protect everything...

Author: Wolfe Ossa lawCategories: Trust
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There are so many questions that can come up when thinking about how to prepare for the later stages of life for ourselves and our loved ones. To assist you throughout the process, we’ve compiled a list of the top 6 FAQs from our clients. 1. What is Estate Planning? Here, at Wolfe Ossa Law…