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...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.May 23, 2019 Last Will and Testament concept image Biggest Celebrity Estate Planning Failures Fame and fortune may insulate celebrities from many daily struggles everyday people face. But just like you and me, without proper guidance they are subject to the very same...

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...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.May 16, 2019 Living trust and estate planning form Who are the Relevant Parties of a Trust? When you create a trust to protect, grow, and distribute your assets, it involves a number of parties. These parties each perform different necessary roles and have...

Last Will and Testament documents By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.May 9, 2019 Electronic Wills: Are They Coming? So far, we have we have seen the legal profession make various changes as it tries to keep pace with modern technological advances. Examples of such changes include electronic filing of...

Revocable trust By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.May 2, 2019 The Problem of Not Funding Your Revocable Trust One commonly-used strategy for estate planning is to create a revocable – or living – trust. This is a legal entity entrusted with holding ownership of an individual’s personal assets. It...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.April 25, 2019 3D illustration artificial fertilization. Assisted reproductive treatment. Estate Planning with an Eye toward Assisted Reproduction Advances in technology have opened many doors in the world of family planning. Partners can conceive by freezing eggs, storing sperm, or reaching out to anonymous...

By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq. December 6, 2017 Understanding the Fundamentals of Estate Administration (Probate)   Estate administration (or Probate) is the process of winding down a deceased's legal estate. It involves deceased's ABCs, or assets, beneficiaries and creditors. Even simple estates can take time and incur costs, especially...

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,...

Business Plan By: Barry E. Haimo, Esq.April 18, 2019 Do Small Businesses Really Need to Engage in Business Planning? If you are a small-to-medium-sized business owner, you may view building a business plan as a deeply complex endeavor that will require exorbitant amounts of time. And because of...