It is advisable to prepare a will so that the administration of your estate upon your death goes smoothly for family members and beneficiaries. A will is a legal document that specifies how the deceased’s assets are distributed after he or she dies. An executor
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking a close look at how it handles approval for medical devices in today’s fast-paced medical industry. A Feb. 19 report in the Insurance Journal shows that FDA staff is saying they need to change the rules on
A will is a document that provides for the distribution of your estate when you die. Probate is the process of validating the will in surrogate court and administering the estate. It includes defining an executor or personal representative if the deceased did not appoint
No one likes going to the doctor. In fact, if a poster showing the errors a doctor could make was hung in every office, you may just turn around and walk right out the door! Here is a list of some of the types of
Operators of the new social networking site, Google Buzz, are being accused of violating privacy rights. Buzz has been the talk of the tech world recently, but a class-action lawsuit raises questions about Google’s use of personal information. The lawsuit, filed in San Jose, CA
Individuals who are involved in local law enforcement know that it can be difficult to get a conviction for an alleged arson offense. However, those who think that insurance companies carry the same burden of proof for denying a fire insurance claim should know that
Recent news reports show that at least one “big player” in commercial real estate is looking to the future of America’s troubled commercial mortgages as a potential investment opportunity.
A Feb. 17 Wall Street Journal story on real estate entrepreneur Andrew Farkas indicates the 49-year-old investor
Just when we thought we had federal estate taxes figured out, they have been repealed. Well, estate taxes are repealed for this year, anyway.
If someone dies during 2010, his or her heir will be receiving an inheritance tax free. This came about because the Senate
According to an article in Telegraph.co.uk, Facebook is becoming a growing factor in marriage splits. In this article, divorce lawyers claim that Web sites such as Facebook are another distraction that tempts partners to cheat on one another.
Furthermore, recent news indicates that the use of