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Like father, like daughter

I guess it was my story about criminal defense attorney, Dale Rubin “Our own Perry Mason,” that prompted another attorney in our Burbank High Class of 1968 to write —  it was so good to hear from… 443 more words

Burbank High School

How Can I Leave My Estate to My Spouse Free of Estate Taxes?

The federal government permits an unlimited marital deduction so you can transfer all of your assets, if you wish, to your spouse. Sometimes in planning it is better to use a marital deduction trust in part and use the equivalent exemption in part so that you can transfer it not only to the spouse tax free, but on to the children tax free. 9 more words

Estate Planning

Helping the Grandchildren with college funds

Dear Mr. Premack: The banks aren’t paying any interest these days, and our children are having difficulty staying afloat, let alone saving for the grandchildren’s’ college. 606 more words

Trust

How a Will Can Help You While You're Alive

Do you remember the old Monty Python sketch of the Spanish Inquisitor storming in on a rather mundane and uneventful scene? The Inquisitor would repeatedly misstate the quote, “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!” Well, that is exactly how life happens. 583 more words

Family Law

Make a Difference in the Atlanta Community

Robinson & Miller is now collecting canned/boxed foods for the Atlanta Community Food Bank as part of the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy. Make a positive difference in the community with soups, fruits, vegetables and more! 49 more words

Estate Planning

Guarding Against Identity Theft. Take steps so criminals won’t take vital information from you.

America is enduring a data breach epidemic. As 2013 ended, the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics released its 2012 Victims of Identity Theft report. Its statistics were sobering. 1,061 more words

Marvin King

Throwing Out the 4% Rule

In 1994, a financial advisor named Bill Bengen published research articulating the “4% rule”,which became a landmark of retirement planning.The 4% rule postulates that a retirement nest egg can last 30 years if a retireewithdraws 4% of it per year (incrementally adjusted for inflation), given a portfolio of 50% stocks and 50% bonds. 805 more words

Financial Planning