Category: Trusts and Estates
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Mom died. How can we deduct property taxes on her house? – Jason Marx Authors for NJ.com

November 7, 2022

Q: My mother, 96, died in July of 2022. Her house remains in her name. While the house is technically titled in her name, I assume that as of the date of her death, it became part of her estate. Property taxes are due soon. If these property taxes are paid out of her estate, […]

“How can I get senior community to release assets to this trust?”

April 11, 2022

Steven Holt, Esq., Chair of the Tax Law and Trusts & Estates departments at Mandelbaum Barrett was recently interviewed by NJ.com to answer this question. “The solution here is to reach out to the community and have them explain why they are asking for this and alert them to the fact that the unit is held in […]

Steven Holt, Esq. was recently interviewed for an NJ.com article titled “Executor won’t sell this house. What can we do?”

April 8, 2022

“As part of their fiduciary obligations, the executors must protect the assets of the estate and act to facilitate the disposition of the assets consistent with the will,” Mr. Holt states. Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/3umz9U9

Marc Comer Interviewed on Kramer's Millionaire Maker

July 24, 2020

Marc Comer was a guest on the nationally syndicated radio show, Kramer’s Millionaire Maker. Marc discussed estate planning issues, including intestacy laws, the importance of wills and trusts; and the roles played by executors, trustees and guardians.

Richard Miller Answers a NJ.com Readers Question on Inheritance Tax

December 26, 2019

Richard I. Miller answered a NJ.com readers question on "Can I avoid the inheritance tax for nieces and nephews?" Read what Richard had to say here.

Join Us For Our 7th Annual Tax, Trusts & Estate Planning Forum

November 7, 2019

We will be discussing timely developments in Estate and Federal Taxation at this 1.5 CE accredited program for CPAs and CFPs. To RSVP, please contact Laure Lynch at 973.243.7951 or llynch@lawfirm.ms.

Join Mandelbaum Barrett and Sobel Co., LLC for Retirement Plans: The Pros and Cons of a Pre-Approved Plan Breakfast Seminar

July 24, 2019

Attention Business Owners: You don't want to miss this informative program on Retirement Plans: The Pros and Cons of a Pre-Approved Plan being held at Mandelbaum Barrett on September 25th from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Join Mandelbaum Barrett and Sobel & Co., LLC for our breakfast seminar that will cover retirement plans from the legal and accounting perspective. Learn about best practices if you sponsor a qualified plan, prototype pre-approved plans, new IRS Correction Procedures and common plan issues identified by auditors.

Martin D. Hauptman appointed to a three year term as a Consultor to the Real Property Trust and Estate section of the New Jersey State Bar Association

June 13, 2019

Congratulations to Martin D. Hauptman, a partner in the Firm's #Trusts & #Estates practice group, who was appointed to a three year term as a Consultor to the Real Property Trust and Estate section of the @New Jersey State Bar Association. The Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section discusses developments in real #property, trust and estate law, including the creation and# administration of estates, #wills and trusts. Please join us in congratulating Martin on this achievement!

Steven Holt Answers NJ.com Reader's Question on Financial Responsibilities When a Spouse Dies

October 8, 2018

Steven Holt answered a reader's question on NJ.com about a recent widow's inheritence and what steps to take next. Click here to read more.