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LegalZoom vs Lawyer

Sites like LegalZoom and Rocket Lawyer are readily available these days for those quick fix documents and “expert” legal advise that people are looking for. They try to lure you with a cheap product and a process that takes less than half an hour to complete. They try to assure you with testimonials of customers read more…

How Often Should I Update My Will or Estate Plan?

You should update your estate plan every 3-5 years on average. This should take place sooner if you experience significant life-changing events such as Marriage: If you marry someone, this is invariably going to affect your estate plan. A marriage is one of the most important life events, and you want to make sure your read more…

Having Warning Signs?

In working with clients from every walk of life, I have found a pattern with a very important question, regarding warning signs for elderly care. Many Baby Boomers are starting to face role-reversal as they begin to care for an elderly parent.  There are very difficult challenges and decisions to make when caring for an read more…

Mind Your Business – By Hiring a Business Attorney

Hiring a business attorney will save you money, time, and help avoid risks that often become very complicated later on. Now, 1 in every 5 people engage in a side business, freelance work, or work independently.  As more people go into business for themselves, there is more exposure to legal risks. Are you minding the read more…

5 Lessons To Learn From Prince’s Estate

Unless you have been living under a rock the last month, you know that millions have been mourning the loss of Prince. The world was even more shocked to find out he never executed a Will. Though many lawyers handled his business affairs, he passed away before establishing an estate plan and executing a Will. read more…

Ever Had Everything Deleted?

What would happen if all of your accounts were wiped away or hacked into? What if everything was deleted? Unfortunately, this is what happens when digital assets are not documented, organized, and included in your estate plan. Your digital assets hold value, so they need to be protected. Creating a plan can be customized for read more…

What Should I Tell Him?

A good friend invited me to dinner to show me the results of his DIY bathroom tile project. He beamed with so much pride as he ushered me into his bathroom to show off the tile.  After all of the money and time he spent, how could I tell him that it was done wrong? read more…

It Doesn’t Have to End Here!

May has been a long month of educating and advising the community for the National Elder Law Month, and it should not end here. The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) established May as National Elder Law Month as a way to educate older Americans and their families on living trusts, powers of attorney, read more…

I’m Starting To Take Things Personally…

…With Personal Injury Law, that is. Though my client base spans across different industries and professions, the common thread is the desire to obtain the justice they deserve. My responsibility as an attorney is to assist clients with obtaining justice and/or compensation through client counseling, advocacy, legal advice, and sometimes oral arguments in court. Personal read more…

Trust is Everything…

As the saying goes…“Trust Is Everything…until it’s broken” Many families trust that everything will just work out, so they fail to plan for the future of the family.  Luckily, that is changing. I have received many requests and questions regarding estate planning since major publications, like The New York Times began focusing on the subject read more…