Since the IRS first allowed limited liability companies to be taxed as partnerships in 1988, business lawyers and their clients have marveled at the planning flexibility allowed by these entities.…More

An African proverb says "The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now." A case we had in the recent past shows…More

January 30, 2012

The New Florida Power of Attorney Act

One of the simplest, yet most important aspects of my estate planning practice is advising clients regarding powers of attorney. Oftentimes when people advance in age they become unable to…More

“QTIP” (Qualified Terminable Interest Property) and “Credit Shelter” trusts, two common ways of reducing estate tax and avoiding probate, allow an estate to be placed in trust for the use…More

December 6, 2011

Merger & Asset Due Diligence

When clients are acquiring a business, whether it be through a merger, asset purchase or stock acquisition, their due diligence process is the key to a successful transaction. Because such…More

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