Inherited IRA Not Property of Bankruptcy Estate, Says New Jersey Bankruptcy Judge
In a recent decision, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey held that inherited IRAs are not considered property of the bankruptcy estate and therefore are not assets subject to reach by a bankruptcy trustee or...
Five New Year’s Resolutions To Improve, Strengthen And Protect Your Business In 2016...
While many articles address New Years’ Resolutions for your personal life (exercising more, decluttering your closets, cutting down on coffee, taking up yoga), I want to discuss some New Year’s Resolutions For Your Business. After...
Issues to Consider When Offered Stock Options
It is commonplace for start-ups and emerging companies to offer stock option to employees, consultants and service providers in conjunction with, or often in lieu of, cash compensation. For the employee, consultant or service provider, the offer of...
A House Divided: Avoid Estate Planning Disaster
What do you do if your loved one's estate plan is a mess? With 40 years of experience in estate law, Michael Hackard advises that it's better to act now than to pay a much higher price in probate litigation later.
The Top 10 Most Common Probate, Trust and Estate Battles
Veteran Northern California probate litigation attorney gives us an inside look at the top ten most common disputes in probate, estate, and trust litigation.