Monthly Archives: April 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that when a law enforcement officer who has a narcotics-sniffing dog pulls a motorist over for a traffic stop, the officer is not allowed to prolong the stop without reasonable suspicion. The Fourth Amendment … Continue reading

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One option that people are choosing for their estate planning needs is the living trust because of the benefits it offers. Utilizing a living trust avoids any probate that could take place after a person dies. Probate is the legal … Continue reading

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Many business partnerships begin because two or more liked-minded people have an idea they believe will be successful. Often that partnership is formed without a lot of planning or even consideration to what the ground rules of the business will … Continue reading

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A survey conducted for the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) revealed that many women encounter difficult financial circumstances after their husbands pass away. The results of this survey only emphasize how important it is for couples to have solid estate … Continue reading

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