In case you missed them, here are our five blog posts from this past week for your convenience. I welcome your feedback regarding any of these posts and your input regarding any areas of particular interest you would like for me to cover.
Family Feuds Can Threaten Family Businesses In Overland Park, KS
You might say that a family business is more than the sum of its parts. Unfortunately, those “parts” do not always see things the same way, whether it’s the family part or it’s the business part.
Artful Estate Planning Critical For Family Art Collections In Overland Park, KS
Fine art is difficult to define; you just know it when you see it. Unfortunately, fine art also can be a challenging asset when it comes to estate planning.
Tax year 2012 is just about to come to a close (in the absence of extensions, etc.). If you made any taxable gifts in 2012 (remember the nutty rush to beat the "sunset" of the $5 million lifetime gift exemption?), don't forget to file a gift tax return by the April 15 deadline along with your income tax return!
Prenuptial agreements occupy a fairly exotic place in the public imagination. They are the tinder of celebrity gossip. But when and for whom is a prenup appropriate?
Few legal documents are more fundamental than a Power of Attorney (POA). In fact, every “legal” adult should have one. Like most legal tools, the POA can be tailored to fit nearly every need.