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The business world can be very competitive. One of the worst things that can happen to a business is to lose a key employee. That is why it is important to consider options for protecting your key employees. What if...The business world can be very competitive. One of the worst things that can...
During a recent real estate closing I was asked whether “title” insurance was necessary (for those of you who are unfamiliar, title insurance is a form of insurance that guarantees that no other individuals can claim an interest in your...During a recent real estate closing I was asked whether...
As an attorney who advises clients regarding their estates I am often asked about trusts. In my opinion trusts are an invaluable tool that provide countless solutions to most individuals estate planning goals and objectives. As such there are many...As an attorney who advises clients regarding...
Woman have many roles in in life, daughter, aunt, wife, friend, mother, grandmother and even great-grandmother. Traditionally, women are the nurturers and caregivers in our society, let alone our families. However, a woman in the workforce can expect to earn...Woman have many roles in in life,...
Have a wonderful and safe new year. I will be back in 2010 with more tips and advice. See you then.Have a wonderful and safe new year. I will be back in 2010 with more tips and advice. See you then.
Things to consider when hiring new employees: Eligibility for employment. You must verify that each new employee is legally eligible to work in the United States. This will include completing the U.S. Citizenship and Immegration Services (USCIS) Form I-9, Employment...Things to consider when hiring...
Estate taxes can become a very real problem when an estate includes a farm or real estate used in a family business. Since federal estate tax have been repealed for only one year (2010), and Connecticut has recently implemented it... Estate taxes can become a very real problem when an estate...
Statistically, only thirty percent of family owned businesses survive from the founding generation to the next generation. Beyond that generation the success is even worse. The primary reason for the lack of success rests on the fact that most business...Statistically, only thirty percent of family...
Whether you are married or single, young or old, whether you rent your home or own it, an insurance checkup is an important part of your overall Life and Estate Planning success. The most important assets are your family's well-being,...Whether you are married or single, young or old, whether you...
Families facing the challenges of raising a special needs individual encounter many hurdles and often feel left to discover the solutions on their own. Thankfully, we estate-planning attorneys can help solve and even reduce the number of hurdles these families...Families facing the challenges of...