Monthly Archives February 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Will, Problems That Could Easily Have Been Avoided

Posted by Weinstein in Blog, Business and Corporate Law, Divorce, Divorce Mediation & Collaborative Law, Estate Law, Family Law, Taxes, Uncategorized with Comments Off on Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Will, Problems That Could Easily Have Been Avoided

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will was prepared ten years before he died.  It should have been updated, and/or prepared differently to avoid problems. Read the details here —

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Five Estate Planning Considerations for New Parents

Posted by Weinstein in Blog, Business and Corporate Law, Divorce, Divorce Mediation & Collaborative Law, Estate Law, Family Law, Taxes with Comments Off on Five Estate Planning Considerations for New Parents

Most new parents have become experts at planning before a baby is born.  They have created the nursery, planned for childcare and some have even started planning for the unborn child’s education.  All of that is great.  But don’t let your planning stop there – creating an estate plan is another essential you simply cannot […]

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Your initial consultation with a divorce attorney.

Posted by Weinstein in Blog, Business and Corporate Law, Divorce, Divorce Mediation & Collaborative Law, Estate Law, Family Law with Comments Off on Your initial consultation with a divorce attorney.

Having that initial consultation with a divorce attorney can be a difficult and emotionally draining experience. However, there are some steps you can take to make the process a little easier. First, bring as much financial documentation as possible. Your attorney will want to discuss: – How much income you and your spouse earn, – [&hel...

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Knowledge . . . the best tool in preparing for divorce.

Posted by Weinstein in Blog, Business and Corporate Law, Divorce, Divorce Mediation & Collaborative Law, Estate Law, Family Law with Comments Off on Knowledge . . . the best tool in preparing for divorce.

One important reason why divorces do not proceed smoothly is a lack of preparation and knowledge. Too often only one spouse fully understands the family finances, which may leave the other spouse vulnerable to manipulation. When one spouse handles nearly all of the household investments and finances, it is too easy for that financially literate [&h...

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