Procrastination Can Cost You Money!

“Procrastination is like a credit card. It’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.”- Christopher Parker We have all been told not to procrastinate, and to plan ahead.  This is especially true in the legal area. Sometimes, by the time a client sees an attorney, things have gotten…

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Parenting Classes During Divorce Important

If you are getting a divorce and have been told that you must take parenting classes, take this seriously.  Once the class is taken, the court will need to be given a certificate of completion that shows your name and when you took the class. Few things are more frustrating…

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Tax Problems of Actor James Gandolfini’s Heirs Illustrate Need for Estate Planning

Why go to the trouble of estate planning? The recent death of Soprano’s actor James Gandolfini illustrates the need for careful, individual estate planning.  The actor had a large estate, and he had a will.  But sometimes a will just isn’t enough! In this case, the will WAS enough to…

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International Adoption: Proving U.S. Citizenship for Adoptees

When a U.S. citizen couple (or single parent) adopts a child through international adoption procedure it is important to be certain that all steps have been followed so that the child is a U.S. citizen and can prove it, beyond any doubt.   Adoptive parents should not consider the process completed…

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