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Can A Prenuptial Agreement Impact Your Inheritance?

Prenuptial agreements serve a number of vital purposes in the world of family law. Primarily, their purpose is to avoid lengthy, expensive, and emotionally draining litigation in the event the marriage ultimately fails. One sometimes overlooked advantage of these agreements is the protection they offer for a spouse’s inheritance. If you are...

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1031 Exchange FAQ

A 1031 exchange allows an individual to sell investment assets and reinvest the proceeds in a similar type of investment, thereby bypassing the capital gains tax that would normally need to be paid. It is essentially a swap of one investment property for another, deriving its name from Section 1031 of the...

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Common Governance Issues That Non-Profits Face

Non-Profit corporate governance is something many non-profit directors and officers should be aware of. Operating a non-profit entity can be a rewarding and socially beneficial endeavor. However, far too many non-profits focus on their service missions without giving enough attention to proper governance. Bad governance can easily drive an organization into chaos,...

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Strategies to Minimize Probate Costs

When a person dies, his or her estate must usually be probated. Probate is a process for determining who receives property and assets and settling debts against the estate. Although probate can be time-consuming and expensive, there are strategies to minimize robate costs. The dedicated Estates and Trusts attorneys of...

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Qualities of a Successful Estate Executor

Choosing an executor is one of the most important decisions you will make as you create your comprehensive estate plan. The executor’s responsibilities are numerous and must be fulfilled diligently if your estate is to be properly managed. Not everyone is up to the task or even willing to serve as...

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Questions To Ask Before Making A Business Acquisition

Purchasing a business is a major investment. Although the potential rewards may be enticing, there is always a chance that the decision could prove financially unwise. Before acquiring a business, it’s imperative to carefully weigh the possible benefits against the risks. Doing your homework starts with asking the right questions and patiently...

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