Abraham Lincoln Died Intestate

Abraham Lincoln Thought He Had a Future. Tomorrow would be Good Friday, April 15, 1865.  Today would surely have been was one of Abraham Lincoln's happiest days.  The morning began with a leisurely breakfast in the company of his son Robert, just arrived in Washington after serving on General Grant’s staff.

Patience is More Than a Virtue

Patience is more than a virtue.  It can actually lead to happiness. In the 1960s, a professor at Stanford University began a modest experiment testing the willpower of four-year-old children.  He placed before them a large marshmallow and then told them they could eat it right away or, if they waited for 15 minutes, they … Continue reading Patience is More Than a Virtue

Federal Estate Tax and Gift Tax Explained

A source of common confusion is the application of the Federal Estate Tax (the so-called "death tax") and the Federal Gift Tax.  People who have worked hard and been prudent about saving their money during their lifetimes may find that, as they approach their later years, they are concerned about what to do with their savings.  Giving it … Continue reading Federal Estate Tax and Gift Tax Explained

Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to hold meeting

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump are to meet in person by May, it has been announced, an extraordinary overture after months of mutual hostility. News of the meeting was delivered by South Korean officials after talks with Mr. Trump at the White House.  They passed a verbal message from Mr … Continue reading Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to hold meeting

Will the IRS hold your tax refund?

Haven't done your taxes yet? It's CRUNCH TIME! Let Werner Law Group take care of your tax return done professionally. Well, congratulations, you've filed your tax return and you are patiently waiting for that return check so you can get your kids those well deserved piano lessons, that trip to Cabo for spring break or … Continue reading Will the IRS hold your tax refund?