When you’ve worked hard for what you have, it’s hard to think of leaving it all behind. However, estate planning, as hard as it is to face, is part of being responsible just as much as paying your bills on time. You need, more than anything, to talk to an estate planning attorney who can help insure that your wishes are followed.
Topics: Estate Planning
The Internet market is big – and keeps getting bigger. Over the past ten years, the number of Internet users has doubled, to a total of 3 billion world-wide, or some 40 percent of the global population. As with all big markets, the competition is severe and the pressure to innovate rises together with the number of actors trying to make it in the field. Nowhere is that more evident than in the field of intellectual property, especially the seemingly intangible digital assets.
Are they? Aren’t they? They won’t! They will! Robert Pattinson of the Twilight franchise fame and fiancée FKA twigs are reportedly avoiding a prenuptial agreement. The path of true love is littered with the wrecks of couples who didn’t think they needed to have a prenuptial agreement, and when the crash and burn happened, everyone got a good look at the complete train wreck. It’s not just the rich and famous (or infamous), or reality TV couples who need to cover their assets. A prenuptial is the smart choice and may even prevent both parties from making some dumb ones.
Topics: Estate Planning
With the recent upswing in states that have legalized, or have been required to legalize, same-sex marriage, many LGBT couples are finding themselves with legal options that have never been on the table before. For years, people in long-term same-sex relationships were forced to cherry-pick their way through the legal system, assembling a variety of documentation to patch together the rights they wanted to give each other. Now couples are starting all over again at "will you marry me?" to decide the answers to questions like "how will we share property?" "what happens if we divorce?" and "how can I make sure you're taken care of if something happens to me?"
About Chad Van Horn
Chad T. Van Horn, Esq. is a South Florida business leader and founding partner attorney of Van Horn Law Group, P.A. Through a combination of dedicated philanthropy, spirited entrepreneurship and legal expertise, he applies his resources and network to helping people. Learn more about Chad Van Horn.