1. 3 Red Flags To Watch For When Dealing With Problem Clients

    If you’ve ever had clients who were more trouble than they were worth, you know how stressful such toxic relationships can be. Yet, it can be difficult to drop a client, especially if your business is just getting off the ground or cash is tight. That said, when dealing with certain problem clients, sometimes the best thing you can do is end the relationship.     Keep …Read More

  2. Protect Your Home, Family, & Assets From The Growing Threat Of Natural Disasters

    Over just the last two years, we’ve seen historic levels of damage caused by natural disasters in the U.S. From blizzards in Texas and wildfires in California to hurricanes in Louisiana and tornados in the Midwest, few regions of the country are immune to such catastrophes. And based on the latest data from the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), thin…Read More

  3. What To Expect From Your Initial Meeting With Us Your Family Wealth Lawyer®

      Whether you’ve met with an estate planning lawyer before or it’s your first time, it’s important to understand how working with us, your  Family Wealth Lawyer® is different from meeting with a traditional lawyer.    Here we will explain what’s involved with our process, in hopes that it will inspire you to meet with us, your  Family Wealth Lawyer® and get …Read More

  4. Updating Your Estate Plan For Divorce: 5 Changes To Make

    Even if the process is amicable, divorce can be one of life's most stressful events. With so many major changes taking place, it’s easy to forget to update your estate plan—or simply put it off until it's too late. After all, dealing with yet another lawyer is probably the last thing you want to do.     However, neglecting to update your estate plan for divorce can h…Read More

  5. 4 Risk-Management Strategies To Protect Your Business and Personal Assets

    No matter what line of business you are in, the reality of being a successful business owner is that you open yourself up to a number of different risks—and the more successful you get, the more risks you face.     Asset-protection planning is intended to reduce or eliminate the risks of being in business by shielding your business and personal assets from litigants, c…Read More

  6. 4 Reasons Why Estate Planning Is So Essential For Business Owners

    If you are running a business, it’s easy to give estate planning less priority than your other business matters. After all, if you’re facing challenges meeting next month’s payroll or your goals for growth over the coming quarter, concerns over your potential incapacity or death can seem far less urgent.     But the reality is considering what would happen to your …Read More

  7. 3 Best Practices To Avoid Misclassifying Employees As Independent Contractors

    In the last decade, the rise of the gig economy has fueled an unprecedented increase in the number of independent contractors (ICs) in the U.S. workforce. And that growth has only accelerated in the wake of the pandemic, with more companies relying on remote work arrangements, and many workers laid off during the shutdowns and forced to go solopreneur choosing to remain in…Read More

  8. Purchasing Life Insurance For Your Family: What You Need To Know

    Life insurance is a key component of your family’s estate plan, offering those who depend on you for their financial security a safety net in the event of your death. Whether those dependents include your spouse, children, aging parents, business associates, or all of the above, investing in life insurance is a way to say “I love you” and make certain that when you p…Read More

  9. 9 Topics To Cover In Your Employee Handbook

    If your company has (or plans to have) employees, a well-written employee handbook is an essential communication resource between you and your team. An effective handbook can set expectations for new hires, outline company policies, simplify onboarding, as well as enhance training and enforcement. Ultimately, your handbook ensures that your team is not only aware of your r…Read More

  10. Don’t Leave Your Children With The Babysitter Until You Read This

    As we head into the third year of the pandemic, we are coming to terms with just how fragile our lives and health really are. If you haven’t gotten sick yourself, it’s almost certain you know someone who has, and many of us even know of one or more individuals who have died in the past two years.      Although serious illness and death are something we are always at…Read More

  11. Protect Your Business and Family With a Buy-Sell Agreement

    Whenever you have a partner or multiple owners in a business, one of the most important—but often overlooked—aspects of the relationship is planning for how it will end. It’s crucial that you come up with a clear exit strategy, and do so at the start of your relationship when things are going well, and not wait until you encounter problems down the road.       Ind…Read More

  12. Is It Time To Rethink Your Company’s Cybersecurity?

    As a small business owner, you may not consider cybersecurity as one of your top priorities, especially if you have a limited online presence. However, that kind of thinking can leave your company seriously vulnerable to hackers and a rapidly increasing number of online threats.   And the threat against small businesses is at an all-time high. In fact, more than half of a…Read More