Just like any parenting arrangement, platonic parenting requires massive levels of trust, communication, and planning since child-rearing is an immense responsibility that lasts a lifetime. Having an estate plan designed specifically for your family's condition that spells out you and your partner's legal rights, responsibilities, and wishes ensure your new family has a proper legal foundation that keeps them away from court and conflict in the event of your potential incapacity or death.
Being left in the hands of unscrupulous guardians appointed by the court can be the most frightening aspect for you in the event of your potential incapacity, given that you may have a loving and caring family members, but are unable to take care of you. To prevent such from happening, it is crucial that you have a comprehensive plan that states all your wishes and consent to ensure that the individual of your choice takes the immediate legal authority to make decisions on your behalf.
Your family's most precious wealth is not money, but the memories you make, the values you instill, and the lessons you hand down. These intangible assets are likely to be lost forever however, these could be preserved and passed on to your loved ones through comprehensive estate planning at definitely no extra cost. As your Family Startup Lawyer™, we can help you customize your estate plan and help you pass on not just your financial wealth, but your most treasured family values as well.
Your decision about whether to lease or purchase a commercial space for your small business will depend upon your unique circumstances. There are pros and cons for each option and whichever option you will choose, we ensure you that we'll provide guidance and that your lease or purchase agreement includes all of the terms needed to protect your business. Read here to determine which option suits you. Consult with an experienced lawyer like us to guide you step by step with the process.
As an elderly, not having proper planning vehicles in place leaves you vulnerable to exploitation should you become incapacitated. It is critical for both you and your adult children to take proactive measures to prevent the possibility of such abuse. Read here to know the importance of estate planning.
DIY legal services may appear inexpensive at first glance but a more in-depth look reveals that they could cost your business dearly. Read here to know its several anticipated costs. Consult with us to help you and your business established a solid legal foundation.
Same-Gender spouses are often challenged when they need to make parental, medical, and financial decisions for partners who are incapacitated or unable to communicate because they may have family members who remain opposed to the validity of their marriage. If you're in the same situation, you especially must need to put a comprehensive estate plan specifically design for your situation to ensure your planning strategies for your loved ones work exactly as you intended. Learn more here.
It is critical that you include a Pet Trust in your estate plan to ensure that your pet, your closest companion, will never end up in an animal shelter and will be taken care of by the right people in the event of your incapacity or death. Read here to know the reasons why your will is not a suitable option for protecting your pet.
It is important to develop a plan to retain your key employees during the transition period if you want your business to survive after you leave—whether your departure is because of retirement, illness, or death. Giving a stay bonus is one way that could persuade them to remain with your company, increasing the likelihood of its continued success. Read here to know the other reasons a stay bonus can help.
Setting up a pet trusts in your estate plan and naming guardian is crucial to ensure that your pet(s) is protected and will never end up in an animal shelter in the event of your potential incapacity or death. Read here some of the most important things to consider when setting up a pet trust.