The emergency spending bill signed into law on Friday contains several provisions related to retirement benefits. This article will discuss those provisions.
To all clients and friends of Strauss Troy:
We hope that you remain well during these challenging times. Like you, we at Strauss Troy have been busy preparing and planning for all aspects of this unprecedented event.
Strauss Troy’s Family Law Department has handled many divorce and dissolution cases, and over the years we have gained knowledge that can make a client’s divorce experience less difficult. Read on for a few pointers that we have put together for our clients who are going through a divorce.
You may have noticed that, unlike major appliances, lawyers don’t come with warnings or instructions. Whether you need a lawyer regularly for your business or only for specific tasks, the principles of this article should be helpful to you.
While Congress has not acted on any of the myriad proposals to increase opportunities for retirement savings, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will allow a bit more to be deposited into existing plans in 2019.
Next year, contribution limits for salary deferrals in into 401(k), 403(b) and 457(b) plans will increase from $18,500 to $19,000. Catch-up contributions (allowing participants age 50 or over to contribute an additional amount to 401(k) and 403(b) plans and Governmental 457(b) plans) remain limited to $6,000.
By William O. Williamson Do you need a review of your estate plan? Many life events can bring people to take another look at their estate plan: marriage, the birth of a child, an upcoming medical procedure or upcoming travel. Another common trigger could be a prior or pending divorce. On June 11, 2018, the …Read More
Late last year, Morgan Stanley and UBS withdrew from the Protocol for Broker Recruiting, followed closely by Citigroup in January. Morgan Stanley and UBS together account for almost half of the approximate 50,000 registered securities representatives (stock brokers) employed by the four major wire houses (Morgan Stanley, UBS, Merrill Lynch, and Wells Fargo).
Strauss Troy attorney Liz Reeder was recently invited to present a seminar to the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association. Liz presented on the 2017 Tax Act and its effect on estate plans as well as provided an update on estate planning trends from the most recent Heckerling Institute on …Read More
Bill Williamson was been invited to speak at two seminars for private companies in October. The seminars focused on basic estate planning matters for professionals and employees of the host companies. Bill’s practice focuses on the areas of real estate law, corporate law and entity formation, estate planning, probate and general business law. Bill’s business …Read More
By Jeffrey A. Levine Millennials are generally defined as those aged 18 to 34. Estate planning is rarely a priority for people in this age group, especially those who don’t have children or own a sports car collection. Even those who have started families or own significant assets tend to avoid the notion of a …Read More