2012May
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SHOULD YOUR COMPANY HAVE AN E-MAIL LIABILITY PREVENTION PLAN?

While e-mail has greatly increased the potential for better business communication and information access, it has its downside. Few employers have yet to fully appreciate the extent to which company e-mail increases their potential liability and few have taken steps to reduce the risk. E-mail’s “oral-like” feel is deceptively dangerous, since employers and employees may…

2011Nov
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I’M NOT RICH – Do I Still Need to Do Estate Planning

The simple answer for most people is typically “YES”, although the reasons may differ.  Below is a list (in no particular order) of reasons to do, or review your estate planning. _______________________________ 15 Most Common Reasons to Do (or Review) Your Estate Planning The desire to designate who will manage your affairs if you become…

2009Nov
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Business Succession Planning – Why Now?

Are you a business owner?  If so, have you considered what might happen to your business if something happened to you tomorrow? Do you have a workable business succession plan in place in case you die, or as some might think, something even worse happens to you, you suddenly become disabled and no longer able…

2009Oct
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ARE YOU ENTITLED TO FUNDS HELD BY NEW YORK STATE?

The State of New York is currently holding billions of dollars of unclaimed funds for individuals, trusts, estates and businesses. Some of this money may belong to you!  In fact, I have recovered over $7,500 from NYS belonging to myself and other family members.  I have also assisted several clients in finding funds belonging to…

2009Aug
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MAJOR CHANGES TO NEW YORK POWERS OF ATTORNEY

A new law concerning New York powers of attorney becomes effective September 1, 2009. There are several major changes affecting the content and the execution of the power of attorney form: 1. AGENTS’ SIGNATURES: The form must be signed, dated and notarized, not only by the person making the appointment, but also by the agent…

2009Jul
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SHAREHOLDER AGREEMENTS – DO YOU NEED ONE?

The answer is usually Yes. No matter how small or simple your business is, problems can arise which can be more easily addressed if you have a Shareholder Agreement in place. Most shareholders in a company, especially at the inception of the company’s existence, believe that they share one vision with respect to the interaction…