By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. January 5, 2016 3 Dangers of Probate When considering estate planning, you’ll hear a lot of talk about “avoiding probate.” But what is probate, and why is it something people want to avoid? Probate refers to the legal process through which a deceased person’s...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. June 15, 2017 As the personal representative of an estate, you have the responsibility of properly managing and distributing their assets through the court system. The probate process isn’t always easy to navigate, however, and waiting on creditors can cause it to...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. November 10, 2015 Asset Protection Plan: Why You Need to Separate Yourself from Your Business   As the old saying goes, “It’s not what you make, it’s what you keep that counts.” This tidbit of wisdom can be applicable to anyone, but it rings especially...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. February 6, 2020 Estate Planning Concerns When Spouse Is Not A U.S. Citizen Estate planning can already often be a daunting and complicated process. However, it is one that must be done. But what if only one of you is a naturalized U.S....

By: Monica Bernard, Paralegal February 4, 2020 Advanced Care Directives for College-Aged Children As parents, we all know the routine of taking our children to the doctor’s, dentist, etc. and making regular daily medical decisions for our children. However, in a blink of an eye, the day has...

  By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. February 2nd, 2016 Who Are the Parties to a Health Care Surrogate? We all fear that time at the end of our lives where we can no longer make our own healthcare decisions. There's also the possibility that something sudden happens when...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. January 31, 2019 What We Can Learn from Stan Lee’s Estate Planning Problems With 18 more Marvel movies still in the pipeline in addition to his half-century-plus as a comic industry icon, it’s pretty safe to say that Stan Lee’s status as a...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. January 30, 2020 Estate Planning Isn’t Just for Parents and Grandparents When you think of the actual word estate, it may conjure images of a gate opening up to a long drive way revealing a huge mansion with a butler over looking sprawling...

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