Back in the day, most American families resembled the household of Ward and June Cleaver – perhaps not so (seemingly) put-together, but at least in terms of married parents with children. Nowadays, however, our country is not so “Leave It To Beaver.” According to the Census Bureau, the number of ... » Learn More about ESTATE PLANNNG FOR UNMARRIED COUPLES
Most discussions regarding Wills and Trusts focus on where our common assets will go when we die, namely: real estate, bank accounts, cash, stock, investments, life insurance, and vehicles. While these common assets may make up the bulk of our wealth, don’t forget about some of your most prized ... » Learn More about PLASTIC AND PLANES
I love weddings. They’re full of love, dancing, and let’s be honest, I always take seconds of the cake! Many of my December evenings are spent watching the cheesy love-story Hallmark movies. What can I say, I’m a hopeless romantic. That is, until my attorney brain quickly ... » Learn More about UNTIL DEATH DO US PART
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
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!