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Legal Advice, Articles, Information

Pi And The Law

Recently it was national “Pi” day and I posted something on Facebook (see below) about how the real importance of Pi is misunderstood.  I explained that Pi’s primary importance is how it allows us to mathematically speak of “circle-ness” (or rotation … Continue reading

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“Power Of Appointment” — a living trust trap!

In my experience as an estate litigator in the field of family trusts I have seen one clause that has caused more unwitting catastrophes than any other — that clause is called a “power of appointment.”  A “power of appointment” … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Slandered Online! Now What!?

Hello All!  I have learned the hard way how easy it is for crazies to slander people on the internet.  In my case it was me, an attorney, who got slandered — I was accused of being in a conspiracy … Continue reading

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A Big Problem In Trusts for Blended Families

The biggest problem I see with family trusts is when they allow one spouse to completely amend the trust after the death of the other spouse.  Often it’s for the purpose of disinheriting the deceased spouse’s kids from a prior marriage.  Ouch. Here … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Practical Advice To Find The Law You Need

Lately I’ve been posting a bit on the philosophical side, so, in this post I’m going to get very practical with tips for non-lawyers on legal research and how the system basically works.  Finding the law you need is not … Continue reading

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