This course will assist you in navigating legal issues, taxes, and family squabbles following the deaths of your parents. Topics include: creative distributions of assets, life estates, disclaimers, probate, trust administration, estate tax exemption trusts, generation skipping trusts, capital gains tax planning, parent/child property tax issues, will and trust contests, gifting and life insurance trusts. We will also discuss compensation for caregivers, in-kind distribution versus cash distribution, role of trustees and executors, joint ownership, and buyout of siblings. This class will offer options and helpful information to help avoid unnecessary stress when dealing with the loss of parents. The instructor, Bruce E. Ramsey, is a local attorney.