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 »
A lot of phone calls and initial consultations I receive from those who have been involved in a motor vehicle accident are what does “no-fault” mean? Although somewhat self-explanatory, No-Fault refers to the type of benefits that are available to a person with injuries arising out of the mai... continue reading »
With an improving economy we are seeing more home construction. Many contracts for new construction or remodeling are very hard to enforce if things go wrong. The following is a list of things you should understand as a homeowner.
The first issue is pretty simple, a written contract sh... continue reading »
This article is about the classification of a ‘worker’. As W-2s, 1099s, K-1s, and other tax documents make their way through the mail during this tax season, it’s a good time to think about the status of someone who is working for you or providing services to your business. Is t... continue reading »
It is that dreaded time of year again when you drop off that pile of paperwork with your accountant and anxiously await the outcome of your tax return. Our accountant friends have been busy doing double duty working hard to digest and understand the new tax legislation that President Trump sign... continue reading »
I typically get a lot of clients who are confused when it comes to workers’ compensation claims and what it means if the claim is accepted or if it’s denied. This may sound like an easy distinction, but in the world of workers’ compensation, it is not always abundantly clear. This article w... continue reading »
This is a question we often hear after a title company or realtor warns a client that they can’t close until they go through probate. The basic answer is that a dead person can’t sign a deed. That’s pretty obvious but I will give you several examples where people often think they will n... continue reading »
Attorney Laura J. Hansen is our author today, and she has written the following article about buy-sell agreements. In a previous article, Ms. Hansen discussed the importance of succession planning for business owners. For a business to withstand the test of time and become a ‘legacy’ ... continue reading »
When a person experiences a work place injury they are often confused as to what types of benefits they may be entitled to. Quite often I get phone calls and walk-ins wanting some guidance on what an accepted workers’ compensation claim entitles the injured worker to. This article will focus so... continue reading »