Business Law Articles
If you’re a manufacturer who’s thinking about using a distributor to expand your reach into new areas – or if you’re a distributor who wants to sell products for a new company – a good contract is the key to making the relationship work and avoiding misunderstandings and conflicts. Here’s a brief list of the […]
The IRS has conducted a survey of 1,200 different 401(k) plans from businesses of all shapes and sizes, and has created an interesting snapshot that allows you to compare your company’s plan to other plans across the country. Here’s what the survey shows: 68% of plans provide employer matching contributions. 41% allow employees to make […]
Estate Planning Articles
I have a will but want to provide for my nieces and nephews, do I need to establish separate trusts for each of them?
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: All of my nieces and nephews are under the age of 18. I want to be sure that they are the direct beneficiaries. I also want to prevent my drug addicted brother from getting any of the funds. ATTORNEY ANSWER BY MARGARET L. CROSS-BELIVEAU: You should establish a trust and fund it during […]
Can we stop a nominated executor from filing probate ? We are seeking in process of uncontested guardianship.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: My sister is POA for my mother and father. Her 4 siblings have filed for guardianship after 2 yrs of obvious receipt from her concerning our folks assets , her obvious drug issues, misuse of both cash& credit and the selling of our parents house and estate without honest disclosure. Father passed 3 […]