New Employee Overtime Regulations Can Impact Your Business

President Obama recently signed a presidential memorandum suggesting that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) propose new rules regarding employee overtime exemption regulations for white collar workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Presidential...

Update Your Estate Plan When Life Changes

An estate plan isn’t something you create and forget about once it’s done. If you’ve read any of our articles regarding actors and their trusts then you know how important it is to update your plan. Your life is constantly changing, your assets change, and laws...

Employee Lawsuits – How to Avoid

Litigation can cost a small business an incredible amount money, but it also takes away valuable time that could be spent growing the business.  So here are some tips that will help you avoid a major source of business litigation which are employee lawsuits.  Keep...

LLC or Corporation – Take These Steps to Limit Your Liability

With the intent to protect their personal assets from business liabilities, most business owners decide to run their companies as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or as a Corporation (most often as an S-Corporation).  These structures protect business owners through...

How to Choose Guardians for Your Kids

If you have minor children and have not yet selected a guardian, you are not unlike many parents who put off this critically important task while waiting for the perfect solution to present itself. Or perhaps you and your spouse/partner cannot agree on who would be...

5 Small Business Mistakes

If you’re in the process of forming a small business this year or already tending to one that is growing, then you’re most likely exposing your business to unnecessary risks by making one of the following common legal mistakes. Keep reading to see how you can best...

Inheritance – Passing Family Heirlooms

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article noting that baby boomers and seniors are not interested in merely leaving behind money as their legacy, but are more interested in passing along a heritage through family heirlooms and history which enrich the...

An Estate Plan for Your Life, Not Death

We know that no one likes to think about death, especially their own. Which is why many people procrastinate when it comes to estate planning. Because it’s for when you die, right? Wrong! When done with our office, creating an estate plan makes your life better. Here...