How to Determine Who Gets the Family Pet in a Divorce
- posted: Jan. 30, 2024
When getting a divorce, a question arises amidst dividing furniture and disentangling finances: who keeps the family pet? For most pet owners, their dog, cat or other animal is a Read More
How the Business Structure You Choose Affects Your Tax Liability
- posted: Dec. 30, 2023
A business’ legal structure can significantly affect the owner’s income tax liabilities. With respect to taxes, there are three types of businesses: “Direct taxation,” “pass through” and “double tax.” There Read More
What Damages Are Available in a Breach of Contract Claim?
- posted: Nov. 30, 2023
When a party to a contract does not fulfill their obligations, the other party is usually entitled to collect money damages suffered due to the breach of contract. While the Read More
What Is Informal Probate and What Estates Are Eligible?
- posted: Oct. 30, 2023
Probate is the court-supervised process of validating a deceased person’s (the decedent) will and appointing an executor or administrator to administer the assets of the decedent to the rightful beneficiaries. Read More
The Differences Between a Revocable and Irrevocable Trust
- posted: Sep. 30, 2023
Trusts are incredibly valuable estate planning tool when they are used correctly. They allow you to transfer ownership of your property to a trustee who will manage that property for Read More
How a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) Works
- posted: Aug. 30, 2023
Dividing retirement assets is often one of the most contentious parts of a divorce. Retirement benefits are usually substantial assets acquired during the marriage and typically subject to division under Read More
The Benefits of Working With an Attorney If You’re Being Audited
- posted: Jun. 30, 2023
Receiving notice that you’re being audited by the IRS can be overwhelming and intimidating. It can be difficult to know what concerns the IRS has with your prior returns or Read More
Guardianship or Adoption: Which One Is Right for You?
- posted: Jan. 30, 2023
Guardianship and adoption are both legal mechanisms designed to give minor children a safe, supportive and nurturing environment with an adult or a family unit. Both options give the adult Read More
Understanding the Difference Between Legal and Physical Custody
- posted: Nov. 30, 2022
Child custody is often a contentious issue for divorced or separated parents. Custody arrangements can profoundly affect parent-child relationships and greatly influence a child’s development. Therefore, it is important for Read More
Is a Limited Liability Company (LLC) the Right Business Entity for You?
- posted: Oct. 30, 2022
The limited liability company (LLC) is one of the most popular types of business entities for those starting their own commercial enterprises. In choosing what business structure works for you, Read More