The SECURE Act's Impact on Your Estate Planning By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. June 4, 2020 Just before Christmas 2019 (after months of hold up) the SECURE Act was passed as an aggressive measure to thwart looming worries that, based on market conditions and retirement statistics, older Americans...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.May 30, 2019 Last will and testament I Wrote A Will…Now What Do I Do? Well done. You’ve officially taken the first – and arguably the most important – step in ensuring your last wishes for your property and its heirs will be...

Health Care Decisions Need to Be Made While Healthy By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 28, 2020 Estate planning is about more than what happens to your assets when you pass away, it’s also about protecting yourself at the end of your life. It’s critical to have a...

How Stock Market Changes Affect Estate Planning Concerns By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 21, 2020 Besides changes in tax legislation, there is a myriad of reasons to revisit your estate plan on a regular basis. Stock market fluctuation (even when it’s on the rise) is one of...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 17, 2018 Kim Kardashian's Estate Plan Ensures She'll Always Look Her Best When you think of estate planning, it’s likely you imagine deciding who gets which assets. This is the reason many people give for avoiding it. After all, maybe you don’t...

          What's a Living Will?   September 4, 2015 By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.   What is a Living Will, and Why Should I Care? A Living Will is a document that enables you to choose your preference as to whether to be kept alive artificially on life support in the event...

How the Coronavirus Is Disrupting the Probate Court Process By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. May 14, 2020 COVID-19 is disrupting many important things in everyday life. From school closures to working remotely, it’s changing the landscape of how things are done in America — including the courts. If...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. February 19, 2018 Failure to Respect Corporate Formalities and Piercing the Corporate Veil   When it comes forming your business, you have options: disregarded sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability limited partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs) (partnership,...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. October 8, 2017 What to do After a Loved One’s Death - Checklist Following the passing of a loved one, you will understandably be overwhelmed with many emotions. Simultaneously, while trying to process the loss, you may be thrusted into a variety of...