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Michelle Huhnke

About Michelle Huhnke

Michelle Huhnke is a Partner at Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP. She focuses her practice on estate planning, charitable planning and wealth preservation.

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P is for Planning, Not Palimony: Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples

Breaking up is messy in states that don’t grant property rights for unmarried couples. A cohabitation agreement is the key to equitable estate planning.

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Digital Assets Estate Planning

What happens to your digital assets at death? Recent law changes let you design and control a digital estate plan for your online property.

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Will President Trump repeal the Estate Tax

Will President Trump Repeal the Estate Tax?

Will President Donald Trump repeal the Estate Tax? The truth is, thanks to the estate tax exemption, most Americans already experience a de facto repeal.

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Informal Estate Planning: Non-Probate Property

Often, a deceased person’s property passes wholly outside of the terms of their Will. This is called “non-probate” property because it does not have to go through the probate process at your death.

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Do I Need an Estate Plan?

Estate planning can be an emotional process. People simply don’t enjoy thinking about what will happen to their loved ones, pets and property at their death. One way to overcome the emotional obstacle to estate planning is to consider the problems that can be solved with a solid estate plan.

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