Corporate Counsel: What It Is and How an Attorney Can Help

July 17, 2019

Whether a company is big or small, having reliable legal representation can be critical to solving problems before they evolve into something far more complicated. As a result, many companies retain corporate counsel in an effort to have legal advice at their disposal. If your company is considering retaining corporate counsel but need to know… Read more »

Tips for Reorganizing Your Assets

July 03, 2019

When you are in the process of estate planning, one of the most important aspects involves reorganizing your assets. Whether you have a large estate or a simple one, it is important you make sure your assets are organized in a manner that best expresses your wishes. If you need additional tips on how to… Read more »

Can an Estate Plan Include the Gifting of Assets to Grandchildren?

June 19, 2019

Often, people planning their estates assume that they are more limited regarding who can be a beneficiary than they actually are. However, an estate plan can in fact include the gifting of assets to grandchildren. While the addition of grandchildren to an estate plan does complicate matters, with the help of an estate planning attorney,… Read more »

How Can an Attorney Help My Business Litigation Case?

June 05, 2019

Are you currently locked in a dispute that concerns your business? The issue may be with your current or ex-partners or with clients or even the public. Regardless of who you’re in conflict with, one thing is clear. This is the kind of case that can benefit from expert legal arbitration from a firm of… Read more »

Why Your Will Should Include Your Business Succession Plan

May 25, 2019

When you are a business owner, it is important that you take steps to ensure that the business is handled according to your wishes after your death. A business succession plan can be established in your last will and testament, to dictate how the business is to continue or be managed when you pass away…. Read more »

Ensuring a Plan Will Accomplish What It’s Meant to

May 23, 2019

There are several ways to ensure that a plan will accomplish what it’s meant to. Work with a counseling-oriented attorney as opposed to a word-processing attorney. Unfortunately, most estate planning is little more than word-processing. You don’t need a professional advisor for that. The professional’s value comes from counsel and advice based on knowledge, wisdom,… Read more »

Offering Benefits

May 23, 2019

I have a small company, but want to offer benefits. What are my options? Any benefit provided will enhance employee retention. There are companies across the United States that specialize in benefits planning for small businesses. In addition to the usual insurance plans for life, health, dental, vision, and disability, there are a wide range… Read more »

I Have a Will or a Trust. Isn’t That Enough?

May 23, 2019

First of all, consider that a will takes effect only upon your death.. It has no bearing on how you and your business are cared for during your life when you can’t take care of yourself. An often-overlooked part of estate planning is planning for mental disability. Perhaps you’ve been in the uncomfortable position of… Read more »

Asset Protection Trusts

May 23, 2019

What Are Asset Protection Trusts? Generally, Asset Protection Trusts are irrevocable trusts that are established by the business owner for his own benefit (referred to as “self-settled”) and the benefit of his or her spouse and family. The trust is a discretionary trust, that is, no one can compel the trustee to make distributions. It… Read more »

The Importance of Succession Planning

May 17, 2019

Why is Succession Planning Important in the Running of a Family Business Ironically, Companies pour considerable resources into marketing, research and development, information technology and personnel development, but fail to plan for the succession of the company. It is extremely important to have a succession plan in place, and to communicate that plan to the… Read more »

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