No one can predict with absolute certainty what the future will bring, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't prepare for as many contingencies as possible. This maxim is certainly true when it comes to drafting a well-written parenting agreement.
A charitable remainder trust can be an excellent estate planning tool for certain individuals who want to receive tax saving benefits and want to donate a large amount of wealth to a charity. The charitable remainder trust allows you to bequeath assets to a charity after you die, but while you're alive, you'll get to benefit from those assets while profiting from some important tax breaks.
A St. Louis court has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay almost $4.7 billion after 22 women claimed they developed ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder-containing products. According to the lead counsel representing the group of women, six of the women died as a result of ovarian cancer caused by asbestos found in Johnson & Johnson's products. The women who died had used Johnson & Johnson products for over 40 years.
When you file for bankruptcy protection, you will attend the 341 meeting as required under the Bankruptcy Code.
When a parent is in the throes of a child custody dispute, the process will activate a lot of strong emotions and fears. No one wants to think about the idea of not being able to live with his or her children full time. However, that's exactly what could be on the line in the average child custody disagreement.