“Disability” by general definition, means a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities. As you know, there is a sliding scale that represents the level of someone’s “disability.” I’d like to focus today on families that have a minor child ... continue reading »
As my daughter prepares to graduate from high school this month and start the next phase of her life, I started to think about what it means to turn 18 and become a ‘legal adult’. In a few short months, she will be moving away from home and attending a university out of state. SheR... continue reading »
As I have become more involved in personal injury law, I have encountered many different types of injury claims. As I addressed in earlier articles, I predominantly deal with workplace injuries and motor vehicle accidents. However, another form a personal injury I deal with is dog bite incidents.... continue reading »
If you title your home or bank account with another person as joint tenants, the law is clear that the surviving owner automatically takes title upon the first owner’s death without probate. Sounds great and is the right choice is some cases. This way of titling assets often works well with s... continue reading »
An affidavit can be a very useful tool in the context of estate settlement. By definition an affidavit is a written statement where an affiant (i.e. a person) is swearing that the information contained in the affidavit is true based on their personal knowledge of the facts contained in the affi... continue reading »
It’s not uncommon to see that a business has an assumed name or often states that it is ‘doing business as’ (‘DBA’) a name other than the business owner’s name or the name of the underlying business entity. You may see this on a check or document from the busin... continue reading »
A lot of phone calls and initial consultations I receive from those who have been involved in a motor vehicle accident inquire as to how they can pursue a claim against the at-fault driver. As such, this article will provide a brief overview.
First and foremost, the injured person in a mot... continue reading »
In a past article we wrote about how to review a home construction contract. A reader asked for a follow up article on claims or issues you may have after you move in. Here’s a few pointers:
If you buy an existing home from a prior homeowner, y... continue reading »
A question I am often asked by clients is whether or not they should purchase a prepaid burial plan. I encourage clients to think about how their surviving loved ones will be able to pay for the cost of a parent’s funeral. The cost of a prepaid burial plan is actually one of the approved sp... continue reading »
the following article about the two types of corporations in the U.S., the c corporation (“C Corp”) and the s corporation (“S Corp”).
There are two primary differences between C Corps and S Corps, and these involve tax treatment and ownership. Large, publicly-traded... continue reading »