Americans do not save enough money during the course of their working years to have the retirement life experience they have dreamed about. In a recent study by the Employment Benefit Research Institute, fifty-six percent of the workers interviewed stated that the total value of their household savings and investments, without including the equity … [Read more...]
Alzheimer’s Disease: What are the Symptoms?
Are you concerned that either you, a close friend or a loved one has the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? What are the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease? Are your parents just becoming forgetful or do they have the early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease? Should you believe that yourself, a friend, a family member or a loved one is … [Read more...]
A Gift to Americans From Congress and President Obama
President Obama, in a statesman-like series of decisions, has worked out a compromise with the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives regarding jobless benefits, income taxes and estate taxes. Although some of the President's democratic colleagues did not see eye-to-eye with the President on this issue, in the spirit of … [Read more...]
Who Needs a Will? You Do!
Do you have assets? Do you own a house? Have you been married more than once? Do you have children from more than one relationship? Are you concerned about what happens after your death to your spouse and/or your children? Are you single? All of the above individuals need a Will. Estate contests often develop between children from the first … [Read more...]
Estate Administration, Sperm Donation & “Sleazy Labs”?
The New York Law Blog reported on the recent case of Speranza v Repro Lab Inc., which was decided by the Appellate Division, First Department, on March 3rd. In this case, a man, Mark Speranza, deposited several semen samples with Repro Lab in advance of a medical treatment that he had reason to suspect might affect his ability to have children. … [Read more...]