If you find yourself in the “sandwich generation” (someone who is caring for both your children as well as your parents simultaneously), you need to know whether or not your parents have put together an estate plan. While it is still your parent’s choice to make estate planning decisions, having [...]
With the fall season approaching, it’s an excellent time to review your affairs. Below is a legal affairs checklist to ensure your planning meets your needs and is up-to-date: 1. When was your power of attorney last updated? A power of attorney is a valuable legal document, no matter what [...]
On June 27, 2018, Justice Anthony Kennedy sent a letter to President Donald Trump announcing his retirement from the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). As one of nine justices, he was considered to be an important swing vote. Consider: there are four "liberal" justices (Sotomayor, Ginsberg, Kagan and Breyer), [...]
Sports gambling will soon be legal in, most likely, all states who want it, due to a Supreme Court decision on Monday, May 14. By a 6-3 margin, the Court struck down the “Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act,” (PASPA) which made it illegal for states to authorize sports gambling [...]
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On September 27 of this year Congressional Republicans and President Trump released their plan for tax reform. You can read whole thing at this link: https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Documents/Tax-Framework.pdf The main points of the so-called Unified Framework are as follows: -Standard deductions will be increased. -There will be three tax brackets (12%, 25% [...]