There is much to be learned from the mistakes of others and the celebrity world abounds with cautionary tales when it comes to estate planning.  Even with all the financial resources available to them, celebrities can neglect the basics when it comes to protecting assets. We come across sad tales all the time of “regular”…

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Entrepreneurs often make up in enthusiasm what they lack in business experience, but passion alone is not enough to ensure the success of a business.  If you’re starting a new business, you need to watch for the following six legal snares that could potentially sink your business: 1.  Lease agreements.  A commercial lease is much…

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A common estate planning mistake many people make – including celebrities like Michael Jackson – is not ensuring the trust you have created holds all your assets.  Unfortunately, most lawyers simply do not make sure this is properly handled for their clients, so if you’ve worked with any law office other than ours, you need…

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According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, more than half of small business startups in the last 10 years have been home-based.  Whether you are contemplating setting up shop at home as a consultant, a baker or a florist, there are certain legalities that need to be considered to ensure you have protected yourself properly.…

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