Author Archives: Kc Knox

New Year = New Laws: What You Should Know

As I mentioned last month, the IRS has increased the estate and gift tax exemption from $5.43 million in 2015 to $5.45 million effective January 1, 2016.  If applied correctly, that means a couple can shield $10.9 million dollars from … Continue reading

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If You WILL it, they will WAIT and the assets will WILT

It amazes me when my children come home from school that they are singing the same enchanting rhymes that my classmates and I sung decades ago. These are likely the same that my parents sung when they were in school … Continue reading

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Delaware leads the way on digital assets – will California follow?

Digital assets and digital accounts present many potential problems and issues upon the death of the owner.  Delaware has taken a major step forward to address some of those issues-under a newly enacted Delaware law, they are now treated the … Continue reading

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Missing Identification

I have been a notary public since 2005 yet it was only in this past month that I ran into an issue of the client not having appropriate identification; and it happened twice in the same week.  This opened my … Continue reading

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Access Denied … Yes, Even If You Are His Mother

   Imagine you are sitting at home one relaxing evening and the phone rings.  On the other end is your son’s college roommate informing you that your son was just taken to the hospital and is very ill.  Your immediate reaction … Continue reading

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