Archive for the Irrevocable Trusts Category

How a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan Can Ease the Burden on Your Family

How a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan Can Ease the Burden on Your Family

A growing number of people are planning their own funerals by designating their funeral preferences and by paying for it in advance. Prepaying for your funeral has multiple benefits. It can: Ease the burden on your family following your death; Ensure that your wishes are carried out […]

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Doug Kaune and David Frees Named Top Lawyers for 2019 by Mainline Today

Doug Kaune and David Frees Named Top Lawyers for 2019 by Mainline Today

For the second year in a row, every partner at Unruh Turner Burke & Frees was named to the 2019 “Top Lawyers” list by Main Line Today magazine. In our Trust & Estates section, David Frees (Trusts and Wills) and Doug Kaune (Elder Law) were named. Congratulations to […]

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VA Establishes Asset Limits and Transfer Penalties for Needs-Based Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has finalized new rules that establish an asset limit, a look-back period, and asset transfer penalties for claimants applying for VA needs-based benefits. This is a change from current regulations, which do not contain a prohibition on transferring assets prior to […]

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