Estate Planning 101

Planning ahead of your death can be one of the most beneficial things you do for your family and friends. By creating a full and thorough estate plan, you have the ability to transfer your assets to your loved ones beyond death. An estate plan consists of a variety of documents and aspects that permit…

What has the pandemic taught us about estate planning?

As we endure the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our society, we are presented with a great time to take stock in our blessings and simultaneously plan for a better future. And what better way to do that, then work on your estate planning. If you do not have an estate plan, state law…

Injured on the Job? Here is what you should do:

If you got injured as a result of your employment, you may be entitled to certain protections. Assuming you have workplace compensation insurance, which everyone should have, you can have your medical expenses covered regardless of who is at fault. However, there are certain instances where you may not be protected by such insurance and…

In Default on your Student Loan Payments?

Do you have student loans? Are you up to date on your payments pertaining to the loan? Are you behind on them? If so, there are a few different designations that the government will label your account as, whether it is delinquent or in default, that could mean you could face legal consequences. Most students…

How to Avoid Probate

Avoiding probate? Are we telling you to break the law? No, of course not. In fact, the exact opposite. We are asking you to take advantage of the law. Avoiding probate has numerous benefits to your estate planning. But before we dive into them, we need to first introduce and understand the probate process. What…

COVID-19 Waivers: The Benefits and Drawbacks

COVID-19 has re-shaped the way Americans conduct business. In an age where masks, social distancing, and personal hygiene separate the sick from the healthy, we all have a responsibility to each other to be extremely careful in our daily lives. That same responsibility applies to businesses all over America, as we begin to withdraw from…

The FMLA and why should all business owners be aware of it

What is the FMLA? The FMLA stands for the Family Medical Leave Act. Under this act, qualified employees are entitled to take time off in order to care for their families. Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck the world, the FMLA ordinarily provided qualified employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for various reasons….

Critical Issues to Consider Before Filing Bankruptcy

Falling behind on your debt can be one of the most stressful experiences a person has to endure. Whether you are behind on your mortgage, your car payments, or student loan payments, falling behind on any payments is tough to fix. Bankruptcy may offer you a way out. And you’re not alone. In fact, according…

Prenuptial Agreements: Why should I get one?

Ever wonder why so many people say, “I hope they had a prenup”? Maybe you heard it referring to celebrities. Or maybe you heard someone utter that when Jeff Bezos divorced his wife. The classic conception of prenuptial agreements is that it’s only for the rich, but we are here to tell you, that is…

Important Executive Order affecting non-immigration visas

On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued an Executive Order. The Order suspends the entry of foreign nationals that are seeking employment based non-immigration visas. It took effect on June 24, 2020 and will remain in effect until the end of the year. For those who are currently going through the immigration process or for…