May 2016

Understanding Legal Malpractice
May 10, 2016

A lawyer commits malpractice when he or she fails to provide quality legal services to a client. If the lawyer, through…

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What NOT to Do with a Family Limited Partnership (FLP)
May 10, 2016

The United States Tax Court recently held, in the case of the Estate of Reichardt, 114 TC No. 9 (2000), that…

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Estate Planning for Divorced Families
May 10, 2016

Divorced parents face a wide range of unique estate-planning problems. Understandably, the divorce itself usually eclipses any estate planning needs. Often…

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Estate Planning and Your IRA
May 10, 2016

There was, and continues to be, a great amount of confusion regarding the estate tax implications of individual retirement accounts, including…

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Understanding Life Insurance Trusts
May 10, 2016

Benefits of a Life Insurance Trust Provides immediate cash to pay estate taxes and other expenses after death. Reduces estate taxes…

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Naming Your Child’s Guardian
May 10, 2016

If you have children who are under the age of eighteen, you will want to consider naming a guardian for them…

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Understanding Living Trusts
May 10, 2016

What is a Living Trust? A “living trust” is a revocable living trust. A trust is a written legal agreement between…

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What Is Probate?
May 10, 2016

1. The Probate Process Probate is the court-administered process of distributing a deceased person’s estate to those entitled to receive the…

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Avoiding Lawsuits from Employees
May 10, 2016

Small businesses are faced with lawsuits from employees that have been terminated, just as corporations with hundreds of employees. In 1991,…

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Refinancing Your Commercial Property
May 10, 2016

Let the Borrower Beware! In this booming economy, you may be interested in refinancing the debt on your commercial family. You…

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