The Movement of People – A year in review

This column is written by immigration attorney, Michael Ruttle. If you have turned to any news channel, or radio station within the last 12 months, it is hard not to see how “immigration” is a hot-button issue for many Americans. It’s true, the international flow of people is something that affects our lives more than one would imagine, and has …

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Solving the Mystery of Health Care Decisions as a Part of Your Estate Plan

A comprehensive estate plan should allow you to account for unexpected situations, including health care emergencies. The most common concern is if someone becomes unable to make competent decisions or care for oneself, and has not made arrangements in advance, who has the authority to make health care decisions for that person? There is a mechanism by which a court …

Common Misconceptions About Estate Planning-Part III

Part Three of a three part series This is the final part of a Three Part series intended to address the misconceptions I hear most often while advising clients about estate planning. This blog will clarify some of the misconceptions and myths, but for any others “facts” about estate planning you may have heard, please call an estate planning attorney …

Common Misconceptions About Estate Planning-Part III

Part Three of a three part series This is the final part of a Three Part series intended to address the misconceptions I hear most often while advising clients about estate planning. This blog will clarify some of the misconceptions and myths, but for any others “facts” about estate planning you may have heard, please call an estate planning attorney …