Rarely is there a clear-cut loophole in the tax laws to help people save money. Despite fuel costing nearly $5.00 per gallon, a few strawberries setting us back $6.00+, and a significant decline in the value of our stocks, there is a silver lining – albeit a time sensitive one! Tax laws get a ... » Learn More about TIME IS TICKING – WAYS TO SAVE MONEY BEFORE ITS TOO LATE
When I first started practicing law, “snail mail” was a common practice, and evidence at divorce and child custody trials mainly consisted of verbal testimony, photographs, pay stubs and tax returns. Today’s legal setting is fast-paced; emails are expected to be answered yesterday, and the world is ... » Learn More about SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE COURTROOM
Phoebe Buffay from Friends is one of my all-time favorite characters. She is funny, loyal, caring, and somewhat ditzy while at the same time incredibly witty. Phoebe notoriously changed her names throughout the iconic show – often using the aliases of Regina Falange and once even legally changing ... » Learn More about PHOEBE BUFFAY AND NAME CHANGES
Benjamin Franklin was pointedly correct when he observed there are only two things which are certain – taxes and death. Understandably then, these two realties unite most Americans. We empathize with the passing of a person’s loved ones, and no one is particularly excited about paying tax. Despite ... » Learn More about DEATH AND TAXES UNITE!
Even if Punxsutawney Phil had not seen his shadow, those of us in the Midwest and other snowy parts of the country begin to yearn for warm vacations this time of year. With spring break fast approaching, whether you plan to travel with or without minor children, following are two things you might ... » Learn More about LEGAL TIPS FOR TRAVELING WITH-OR WITHOUT- MINOR CHILDREN