Every lawyer generally has a duty of confidentiality, which prohibits the unauthorized disclosure of confidential client information. There are exceptions, however, such as when disclosure is necessary to prevent the client from committing a fraud that would...
People spend more and more time using electronic equipment such as smart phones, I-pads and computers. Many of us communicate regularly by text or email, and enjoy using social media such as Facebook.
This is a very good question. The short answer is, “It just depends.”
If you are among the richest one percent of Americans, you might incur a so-called death tax when you die. Then again, you might not.
Estate planning is necessary because, as the old expression goes, “You can’t take it with you.” Estate planning is the process of putting together a plan, which will allow someone to step into your shoes to manage your assets in the event of your incapacity and carry out your wishes after your lifetime.