We are honored to have worked with so many unbelievable families this year in protecting and preserving their nest eggs for the next generation. Have a wonderful EASTER weekend from the law firm of Borakove Osman LLC!
BUY-SELL AGREEMENT MECHANICS Stock Redemption vs. Cross Purchase Stock Redemption Buy-Sell Agreement Under a redemption arrangement, your Company agrees to redeem the shares/interest of a deceased owner at his death, and the owner agrees prior to death that his estate will transfer the shares back to the Company for an agreed-upon price. An advantage [...]
Ever since the increase of the estate tax exemption to $5 Million (indexed for inflation in year, making the estate tax exemption $5.45M in 2016), the chatter with the estate tax has simmered. For those who have forgotten about the estate tax, in simple, albeit, incomplete terms, in 2016 you may give away $5.45M to any individual [...]
I.D.G.T. - INTENTIONALLY DEFECTIVE GRANTOR TRUST Perhaps one of the most unfortunate vocabulary choices in the estate planning field lies with the “Intentionally Defective Grantor Trust,” or IDGT. While the use of the term defective may cause clients to cringe, there is nothing to fear about the IDGT’s legality or effectiveness. Let’s analyze [...]
The Meaning of Farm Continuation Planning by Attorney Shayna W. Borakove, BORAKOVE | OSMAN LLC. "Attorney Borakove speaks about her personal experience with her own family's farm and how continuation is the goal of succession." Based on my own farm family, and having experienced the successful continuation of our family farm following the death of [...]