Basis: What You Need to Know

“Basis” is a term used frequently in tax law. But for many, the term is unfamiliar and intimidating—perhaps something they feel is better left to a certified public accountant to worry about. Nevertheless, a basic understanding of the concept can be very helpful for understanding important estate planning strategies used by your attorney...

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How to Own Your Real Estate

Real estate is more than just your primary residence. It can include other real estate such as a vacation home or a rental property. Depending upon the type of real estate you own, the ideal form of ownership can vary. Below, we take a look at the different...

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Three Liability Planning Tips for Physicians You Can Use Too

The practice of medicine is a profession fraught with liability.  It’s not just medical malpractice claims either – employment related issues (wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and discrimination), careless business partners and employees, and contractual obligations (personal guarantees, leases, business agreements, etc.), coupled with personal liabilities (divorce, vehicular accidents, rental real estate), add to...

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3 Asset Protection Tips You Can Use Now

A common misconception is that only wealthy families and people in high risk professions need to have an asset protection plan. But in reality, anyone can be sued. A car accident, foreclosure, unpaid medical bills, or an injured tenant can result in a monetary judgment that will decimate your finances.

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The Shocking Truth About Asset Protection Planning

Some view asset protection planning with a skeptical eye.  They believe there is a moral obligation to pay one’s debts.  They think that asset protection planning is immoral because it prevents a creditor from collecting on a judgment entered by a court
The truth is the U.S. justice system is unpredictable.  Defendants are...

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