Tina James

Three Things You Need to Know about Cryptocurrency and Your Estate Plan

Cryptocurrency’s popularity has rapidly increased in recent years, with more people buying and selling it. Here are three things you need to know about cryptocurrency in relation to your estate plan. Beware of the Tax Consequences Transferring your cryptocurrency to other people, either during life or at your death, could have income, estate, and gift …

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Special Needs Planning Lawyer: When do you need one?

What is special needs planning? Special needs planning is a process of identifying and providing for the future care and financial security of family members or individuals with disabilities. It can involve creating or updating a will, creating a special needs trust, designating a guardian, establishing a disability income plan, and more. When do you …

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What is estate administration?

Estate administration is the legal process of managing someone’s financial and legal affairs after they die. This can include tasks such as paying debts, distributing assets, and transferring of the deceased person’s property. The person responsible for handling these matters is called the executor or administrator. If the deceased had a will, the estate administrator …

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Small Business Lawyer: Why small businesses should find the right lawyer.

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. They create jobs, spur innovation and drive growth. But running a small business is not without its challenges for business owners. From complying with regulations to managing finances, legal issues are always lurking in the background. That’s why it’s so important for small businesses to have a …

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Helping Clients Responsibly Leave Wealth to Grandchildren

Estate planning attorneys frequently hear from their clients, “I’d like to leave something to my grandchildren. What’s the best way to do that?” Naturally, grandparents love their grandchildren and want them to succeed in life. And when grandparents are in the twilight of their lives, their hearts often turn to the younger generation with a …

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National Safety Month: A Revocable Living Trust as Your Tool for Safety

For over a quarter of a century, the National Safety Council has recognized June as National Safety Month. An objective of National Safety Month is to raise public awareness of the top safety and health risks in the United States. One of the lesser known but considerable risks Americans and their loved ones face are …

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Do I need a special education lawyer?

What is special education law? Special education law is a branch of educational law that deals with the rights of students with disabilities to receive a free and appropriate education. This includes the right to an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and access to related services, such as special education, speech therapy, and occupational therapy. What …

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