Blog Posts from Estate Planning & Probate
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer Named as Best Place to Work 2023
Mar 17, 2023
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC is thrilled to announce that they have again been named as Best Place to Work in Vermont for 2023.
2023 New Shareholders Announced
Jan 05, 2023
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce Molly N. Bucci, Jeremy S. Grant and Ryan M. Long were elected shareholders of the firm, effective January 1, 2023.
The #1 Legal Document Every Adult Needs to Have Right Now
Apr 14, 2020
One of the most important and relatively easy things you can do is to select a medical agent and set up your advance healthcare directive.
NH Supreme Court Holds that a Guardian has Authority to Withdraw Life Support
Mar 20, 2020
On February 19, 2020, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued an important decision in In Re Guardianship of L.N, for estate planning and elder law attorneys who routinely assist with guardianships and the preparation of New Hampshire Advanced Directives.
I Am an Executor/Administrator of an Estate—Now What?
Aug 08, 2019
Have you been designated as a Personal Representative or Executor? Attorney Elizabeth Brown breaks down all of the responsibilities that come with being named the Personal Representative or Executor to someone's Will.
Nope, Sorry—Having a Will Does Not Avoid Probate
Aug 08, 2019
One of the most common misconceptions about estate planning that I run into is the belief that having a Will allows your estate to avoid probate. That is not the case. When an asset passes to others according to the terms of a Will, it has to go through the probate process.
Planning for the Future for Your Small Business
Jun 28, 2019
Succession planning is arguably the most critical issue a small business or a family business will face. In this blog post Elizabeth Brown outlines the the formula for a succession plan that protects your business and your family.
Vermont Estate Tax Update
Jun 27, 2019
Vermont Department of Taxes imposes an estate tax on the transfer of Vermont estates of decedents dying while a resident of Vermont. Currently, Vermont law provides for a $2,750,000 exemption from an estate tax.
Congratulations! Your Child Just Turned 18...
Jun 05, 2019
Congratulations! Your child just turned 18, they are an "adult" now, or at least in the eyes of the law. Don't let them leave the nest without asking them to sign two critical estate planning documents.
Mythbusters? Does the “Corporate Veil” Really Work to Protect Your Personal Assets?
Feb 19, 2019
The protection a limited liability company ("LLC") is called the "corporate veil." This article will address ways to make the veil more difficult to pierce.