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Daniel A. Timins, Esq., CFP®

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Law Offices of Daniel Timins

Daniel A. Timins is a Trusts and Estates and Elder Law attorney, and a Certified Financial Planner®. He works with clients to preserve family wealth, decrease taxes, maximize utilization of government programs, and minimize creditor claims against family members. He practices law in New York, where he teaches both the public and other attorneys about Wills, Trusts, Medicaid, Probate and strategies to maintain assets and personal dignity as people age.

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August 2017

7 Tips on Choosing the Right Executor

It’s an important question: Who can be trusted to take care of your estate when you’re gone? When you pass away and your will is accepted for probate, your executor “steps into your shoes,” ...

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Building Wealth
August 2017

7 Tips for Choosing the Right Executor

What traits make for a good executor, and who by default is unable to serve?

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Building Wealth
July 2017

5 Avoidable Mistakes in the Will You Write

Do-it-yourselfers need to be careful not to trip over these common hurdles as they craft their own last will and testament.

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Building Wealth
March 2017

5 Types of People You Should Gift to Using Your Will

A "testamentary trust" created by your will gives your assets, and the vulnerable people you want them to go to, added protections.

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Building Wealth
February 2017

5 Ways NOT to Gift to Children … and 5 Better Ideas

Parents who mean well sometimes put their children in a position to blow it.

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Building Wealth
August 2016

Who Should You (Not) Leave Your IRA To?

Based on tax treatment and required minimum distribution rules, these are the three best and four worst beneficiaries to name for your individual retirement accounts.

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Building Wealth
July 2016

5 Simple Steps to Decrease Your Estate Costs

When executed properly, estate planning can minimize legal fees, decrease taxes and lower administrative expenses.

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Building Wealth
June 2016

How to Protect Your Family's Assets from an Ex-In-Law

Both a prenuptial agreement and a family trust can keep your wealth from going to your children's potential ex-spouses.

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Building Wealth
June 2016

Maybe You Don't Need a Will

You can use simpler and more private methods to leave certain assets to your loved ones after you die.

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Building Wealth
May 2016

Why Guaranteed Income for Life Doesn't Always Offer the Best Retirement Options

Focusing on accumulating assets may give you opportunities to benefit from government tax incentives and programs, and to transfer wealth to loved ones.

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Building Wealth
April 2016

Preserve Your Family Wealth With Medicaid Planning

Even if you are eligible, you shouldn't rush into applying for coverage. Here are five scenarios to consider in your planning.

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