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Why Corporate Governance is Important to Keeping Your Business Out of Hot Water

Positioning your business for success often involves proper internal corporate governance and operation.  Corporate officers, owners, boards of directors, and shareholders often need strategic representation and advice to ensure best practices and legal compliance.  In an increasingly complex regulatory environment, making sure that your company stays compliant with all internal rules and regulations is important.

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Before Building a Home, You Need a Construction Contract

For homeowners, building a new home or remodeling an old home is an exciting time.  Likewise, for general contractors and subcontractors, starting work on a new project brings revenue and, hopefully, additional work through referrals and word of mouth.  But every contraction project should be built upon the initial foundation of a construction contract.  A

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3 Reasons to Talk to a Lawyer Before Buying or Selling Your Business

Buying or selling a business is a complex process.  If you spent time, money, and effort growing your business and you’re considering selling it to a qualified buyer—or if you’re considering the purchase of a business—you should hire an experienced attorney to advise you through all phases of the sale.  Here are three reasons you

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What is Estate Administration

Here are a few of the types of situations that can warrant an Estate Administration matter:  1. If a loved one has passed away  2. You are named as a beneficiary in someone’s estate  3. You have been appointed as a personal representative/executor 4. You are a creditor of that individual’s estate or have been

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What is an ABLE Account?

The “Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014” created ABLE accounts.  ABLE accounts are tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families and which are based on college 529 Plans.  They allow an individual with disabilities to open one account that is not countable as a resource when determining the individual’s eligibility

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What is a Pooled Special Needs Trust?

With special needs planning, the creation of a financial tool called a Special Needs Trust (or Supplemental Needs Trust) can help improve the quality of life and the overall well-being of an individual with special needs while keeping him eligible for public benefits. A Pooled Special Needs Trust is different from a Third-Party Funded Special Needs Trust (TPF-SNT),

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