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Avoiding Problems When Using Electronic Signatures

Although the benefits of signing documents electronically heavily outweigh the potential disadvantages involved in this process, individuals choosing to use an electronic signature service should be aware of the following pitfalls that may...

 
 

How To Find a Pro Bono Attorney

There’s so much legal advice on the Internet that it’s easy to forget how many people struggle to be able to afford it. And when people below the poverty line face genuine, difficult...

 
 

What To Do When Your Driver’s License Has Been…

“License and registration please.” These words can be unnerving enough during a routine traffic stop. But consider how these words feel when you’re driving with a suspended license. They probably sound like impending...

 
 

Buying or Selling French Property? How to Choose th…

Buying a property in France requires the specialist legal assistance of highly-trained, qualified lawyers suitably experienced in such matters. It is not just permitted to have your own legal advisor, it is highly...

 
 

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Estate Tax Dispute Procedures

It is a widely held belief that one of the most unfortunate circumstances in modern society is to have a tax return selected for audit by the Internal Revenue Service (Service). Estate tax...

Qualified Personal Residence Trust (QPRT) reeserves …

A Qualified Personal Residence Trust (QPRT) is a trust in which the person establishing the trust, call the Grantor, reserves the use of a residence (either the Grantor’s primary residence or a seasonal...

The Most Frequent Estate Planning Mistakes

Underestimating Exposure to Estate Taxation Often people do not believe they are worth enough to be subject to Federal Estate Taxation. If your estate is larger than $1,000,000, the estate tax begins at...

Mechanic’s Liens and Attorneys Fees

Based on California Law Our office is commonly asked whether a contractor who files an action to foreclose on a mechanic’s lien can recover his attorneys fees against the owner of the property...

Choosing a Fiduciary

Your fiduciary is an integral part of your estate plan. Who should you appoint to coordinate your affairs upon incapacity or death? Consider these questions when making the selection: What are the responsibilities...

Are you master of your own domain?

Enforcing Trademark Rights Online Through The ICANN Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy & The Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act[1] Henry J. Fasthoff, IV[2] May 2000 I. Introduction[3] The hottest commodity in Cyberspace is the...

Save money by filing your tax return even if you can…

Let’s face it, we all hate to pay taxes. Filing our tax returns is often painful and time-consuming, not to mention expensive. Unfortunately, many people encounter some type of tax problem during their...

Have you chosen the right type of business to protec…

Article written based on California Law As small business owners are well aware, we live in a time where anyone who feels that they have been wronged files a lawsuit. Now, more than...

Strong Public Relations to Help Avoid Lawsuits

I have had many business clients come to me after a former client or employee has sued them. Their question always seems to be, “How could I have avoided this lawsuit”? I have...

Qualified Personal Residence Trust

An Overview The Qualified Personal Residence Trust (often referred to by its acronym, “QPRT”) can be an effective estate planning technique for a high net worth individual. The concept is simple: the owner...