We often have small business owners reach out to us to create their estate plan, and one question that is always on their mind is: how do I protect my business after my death? Fortunately, there are a range of options to consider when deciding how to protect your business in your estate plan.
What are the top legal documents you must have to start a new business? Learn the important documents that new and existing business owners need to make sure are in place to protect their business.
What is an operating agreement and do you need one? What happens if you don’t have an operating agreement? What goes in an operating agreement? Answering these questions will help your business create rules for how it’s governed rather than rely upon the government default.
What happens to my children if I die? How do I create a guardian designation? What happens to my money if I die? Does my child receive my money if I die? Who handles my child’s money if I die? Knowing the answers to these important questions will help you to make the right decisions to prepare for the unexpected.
Learn how to protect yourself after a divorce and why updating your estate plan after a divorce is so important.
Many times, grandparents come to our law firm looking for a way they can help their grandchildren. The vast majority of our clients are not rich people, they are normal people who have worked hard for their whole lives and want to make sure that their families are...
This article discusses one aspect of protecting your liability — holding regular meetings.
Trademarks and Trade Names are both useful tools for developing and marketing your business.
Without an estate plan in place, when a person dies when they have children from a prior relationship, their current spouse will not receive all of the deceased spouse’s assets and will have to share them with their stepchildren, regardless of their stepchildren’s ages.
Powers of attorneys are important documents to help protect assets in the event of incapacity. They also can designate someone to make medical decisions if you become unable. Read on to learn the details.