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David Charlton Edmonds Lawyer

David Charlton Edmonds

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Real Estate, Estate, Business, Landlord-Tenant

Attorney David Edmonds focuses his law practice on real estate, estate planning, business and landlord and tenant law. Turn to the Law Office of David... (more)

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Julia L. Gray

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Estate Planning, Wills & Probate, Accident & Injury, Business, Traffic

Our office happily provides "extraordinary legal services to ordinary people." Many of our clients mistakenly believe that only the wealthy are able t... (more)

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Kevin Wibbenmeyer

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Accident & Injury, Divorce & Family Law, Estate Planning, Wills & Probate

Kevin Wibbenmeyer founded The Wibbenmeyer Law Firm, LLC in 2013. He has practiced law since 1992. He grew up in Southeast Missouri and moved to St. ... (more)

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Travis W. T. Grafe

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Criminal, Workers' Compensation, Motor Vehicle, Estate, Accident & Injury

Travis W. T. Grafe was born and raised in Belleville, Illinois, where he graduated from Belleville Township High School West in 1995. Mr. Grafe attend... (more)

Melissa G. Nolan

Asylum, Deportation, Elder Law, Gift Taxation, Estate Administration
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Charles D. Sindel

Credit & Debt, Family Law, Personal Injury, Wills & Probate
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Cynthia C. Bottini

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Tax
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Richard A. Yawitz

Banking & Finance, Corporate, Business Organization, Estate Planning, Tax
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Elder Law, Gift Taxation, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships
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LEGAL TERMS

CREDIT SHELTER TRUST

See AB trust.

ANCILLARY PROBATE

A probate proceeding conducted in a different state from the one the deceased person resided in at the time of death. Usually, ancillary probate proceedings are... (more...)
A probate proceeding conducted in a different state from the one the deceased person resided in at the time of death. Usually, ancillary probate proceedings are necessary if the deceased person owned real estate in another state.

OFFICER

A person elected by a profit or nonprofit corporation's board of directors, or by the manager of a limited liability company, to manage the day-to-day operation... (more...)
A person elected by a profit or nonprofit corporation's board of directors, or by the manager of a limited liability company, to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization. Officers generally hold titles such as President or Treasurer. Many states and most corporate bylaws or LLC operating agreements require a corporation or LLC to have a president, secretary and treasurer. Election of a vice president may be required by state law.

QTIP TRUST

A type of trust for wealthy married couples that allows a surviving spouse to postpone estate taxes. A QTIP trust allows the surviving spouse to make use of the... (more...)
A type of trust for wealthy married couples that allows a surviving spouse to postpone estate taxes. A QTIP trust allows the surviving spouse to make use of the trust property tax-free. Taxes are deferred until the surviving spouse dies and the trust property is received by the final trust beneficiaries, who were named by the first spouse to die.

TESTAMENTARY TRUST

A trust created by a will, effective only upon the death of the willmaker.

ACCUMULATION TRUST

A trust in which the income is retained and not paid out to beneficiaries until certain conditions are met. For example, if Uncle Pierre creates a trust for Nic... (more...)
A trust in which the income is retained and not paid out to beneficiaries until certain conditions are met. For example, if Uncle Pierre creates a trust for Nick's benefit but stipulates that Nick will not get a penny until he gets a Ph.D. in French; Nick is the beneficiary of an accumulation trust.

GRANTOR

Someone who creates a trust. Also called a trustor or settlor.

ALTERNATE BENEFICIARY

A person, organization or institution that receives property through a will, trust or insurance policy when the first named beneficiary is unable or refuses to ... (more...)
A person, organization or institution that receives property through a will, trust or insurance policy when the first named beneficiary is unable or refuses to take the property. For example, in his will Jake leaves his collection of sheet music to his daughter, Mia, and names the local symphony as alternate beneficiary. When Jake dies, Mia decides that the symphony can make better use of the sheet music than she can, so she refuses (disclaims) the gift, and the manuscripts pass directly to the symphony. In insurance law, the alternate beneficiary, usually the person who receives the insurance proceeds because the initial or primary beneficiary has died, is called the secondary or contingent beneficiary.

GRANT DEED

A deed containing an implied promise that the person transfering the property actually owns the title and that it is not encumbered in any way, except as descri... (more...)
A deed containing an implied promise that the person transfering the property actually owns the title and that it is not encumbered in any way, except as described in the deed. This is the most commonly used type of deed. Compare quitclaim deed.