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Passing along song copyrights with an estate plan

If you write and perform music, you have unique financial assets. If you are a full-time songwriter, you receive money from your songs' royalties. The copyrights you own for your songs ensure that you are paid for your music. When you plan your estate, you will want to know how to leave these rights to your children.

What is a pet trust, and might it make sense for your family?

A point we stress at the tenured Nashville-area estate administration law firm of Russ Cook & Associates is that estate planning can effectively deal with a wide universe of concerns. Collectively, those matters are often centrally applicable to a family's well-being and future.

Politicians exploring changes to estate tax

When people are doing their estate planning, one objective they may want to know more about is how to minimize tax obligations. Depending on where a person passes away, the value of his or her estate and the states in which he or she owns property, tax obligations can be something worth addressing.

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