We are quickly approaching the end of October, which means that many organizations will soon be confronted with whether, and how, to let employees celebrate Halloween. Handling this holiday adequately within your organization can prevent your place of business from becoming a house of horrors.Read More
Many people include specific directions as to whom should receive certain items, such as a wedding ring, watch, or family heirloom, within their estate planning. For shareholders of the Green Bay Packers, this can also include a determination as to which heir receives the share(s) of stock.Read More
Under state law in Wisconsin or Illinois, a person's pet is essentially considered personal property of the estate at the time of the owner's death; meaning that probate system views the pet is just another asset to be "distributed" to an heir. Owners may, at some point, have had a conversation with a friend or relative and come to the conclusion that they had identified someone to take in the animal if necessary. It is important to remember, however, several points.Read More
Learn about a 3-step process for ensuring that medical professionals have access to your treatment preferences in the event you are incapacitated.Read More
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which became effective at the beginning of this year, permits parents to withdraw from a 529 plan to pay for up to $10,000 in tuition expenses. This change in federal law applies to tuition costs for public, private or parochial schools (but not homeschooling).
This is a potentially huge benefit for parents, becauseRead More