Category Archives for "Estate Planning"

Feb 16

Same-Gender Couples Still Face Legal Challenges Over Parental Rights—But Protections Via Estate Planning (Outside of Adoption) Are Available

By Suren G. Adams

Can same-gender couples use Estate Planning for parental rights? In 2015, when the Supreme Court ruled that same-gender couples had the right to marry, the LGBTQ community celebrated a huge victory. With the issue of marriage settled, it looked as if same-gender couples were finally going to have equal standing with heterosexual couples in the […]

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Jan 26

What to Expect From (and How to Prepare For) an Initial Estate Planning Meeting With Your Personal Family Lawyer.

By Suren G. Adams

What to Expect From (and How to Prepare For) an Initial Estate Planning Meeting With Your Personal Family LawyerWhether you’ve met with an estate planning attorney before or it’s your first time, it’s important to understand how working with a Personal Family Lawyer® is different than meeting with a traditional lawyer. This article will explain what’s […]

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Jan 05

The Real Planned Parenthood: Platonic Parenting

By Suren G. Adams

Divorce can be one of the most unpleasant—and often traumatic—experiences of your life, especially if you have children. It can be even more distressing for the kids themselves. In many cases, a divorce can severely affect a child’s emotional well-being, and in extreme cases, even tear apart a parent’s personal relationship with their offspring. So, […]

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Nov 24

Tax Benefits of Buying a Second Home

By Suren G. Adams

Buying a second home can provide you with a place to relax, unwind, and escape from it all. It can also provide you with substantial savings if you take advantage of these tax benefits of buying a second home.Mortgage InterestMortgage interest paid on up to $1.1 million in debt on your first and second homes […]

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