Estate Planning: How to Avoid “Trust Mills”

April 1, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your estate plan is an essential set of documents prepared with your specific needs in mind.  For that reason, it is important to hire a competent estate planning attorney to ensure that your particular situation is addressed legally and comprehensively. … Continued

Good News for Home Business Owners: 2013 Home Office Deduction is Much Easier to Claim

March 28, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

With the tax return deadline right around the corner, it’s important for taxpayers to stay abreast of the changes to the Code that take effect this tax year.  One such change involves the previously-nightmarish “Home Office” Deduction. Increasingly, American taxpayers … Continued

Florida Becomes Latest State to Strike Down MedMal Caps

March 17, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Supreme Court of Florida has decided that it is a violation of the Equal Protection clause of the Florida Constitution to place a limit on noneconomic damages in wrongful death medical malpractice cases.  Had the law been upheld, the … Continued

Employers Need Not Display NLRB Poster

March 10, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

The average employers break room looks like a community center corkboard, with dozens of notices and displays that employers are required to post under either federal or state law.  The National Labor Relations Board attempted to increase that total by … Continued

Estate Planning Tips for the Young Adult

February 10, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

In many cases, people do not give a moment’s thought to estate planning until they reach the age of retirement or later.  The US News article below explains that it is important to get your affairs in order earlier in … Continued

Tax Consequences of Settling Your Credit Card Debt; The 1099-C

January 14, 2014 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

American consumers owe an amazing $18.7 billion in credit card debt, according to the New York Times.  During the recent economic turmoil, many consumers have hired legal counsel to negotiate a settlement of their credit card debt for less – … Continued

IRS Spying on Citizens Using Google Earth?

December 18, 2013 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

It has been recently reported that Internal Revenue Service agents have, in the past, used free online resources, such as Google Earth, as evidence against taxpayers in investigations.  In the particular case cited, Google Street View of taxpayer property was … Continued

Will Medical Marijuana Change DUI Laws?

December 6, 2013 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

As currently interpreted, trace amounts of a marijuana metabolite (Carboxy-THC) are enough to justify a DUI conviction, even if it is clear the amount of the metabolite that exists would not indicate impairment (or, in fact, would tend to indicate … Continued

I was just injured in a car accident. What do I do?

December 6, 2013 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Automobile accidents are an unfortunate part of life. Car crashes often leave passengers and drivers traumatized, emotionally distraught and confused, not to mention possibly injured. In such a situation, it is not easy to know how to deal with the … Continued


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