July/August 2016 Issue Editors
Aastha Madaan (convening issue editor)
Alan E. DeWoskin
Christine M. Meadows
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Learning about a new client’s wishes and goals is the key objective of the initial consultation.
With a well-drafted estate plan, the heirs will have little incentive to litigate.
Once you move to digital documents, there are a variety of tools that should be part of your arsenal.
Inter vivos trusts are not and should not be one-size-fits-all solutions.
With proper planning, your clients’ assets can go to their loved ones instead of to their “ex.”
All family law attorneys—not just estate lawyers—should recommend these documents to their clients.
A new California statute will triple the number of competent, terminally ill adults in the United States who will be lawfully permitted to ask for help in dying.
Addressing confidentiality and conflicts of interest early can prevent headaches later.
Drafted, executed, and wielded properly, powers of attorney can be vital assets in the care of a loved one.
Lawyers must push for justice at every opportunity for those facing unnecessary guardianship.
As a busy attorney, you may have put off planning to save for retirement. You need to take action today.
A proper cloud solution costs the same, is more secure, and offers significant tangible benefits versus an on-premises system.
While Trello is a superb project management platform, it is also a dynamic social media website.
Knowing QuickBooks and knowing how to use it for a law firm are not the same.
State statutes make it difficult for unscrupulous caregivers to extract gifts from dependent adults.
The Supreme Court made clear that estoppel qualifies as “appropriate equitable relief” under ERISA.
Is the discretion to set rates limited to factors specifically enumerated in the policy?
After a creative person dies, a “creative executor” can step into the decedent’s shoes to oversee the intellectual property and ensure a lucrative posthumous career.
When it comes to cancellation of debt, there may be a number of exceptions from the tax code and common law.
One of the best ways to succeed in estate planning is the thorough, ongoing understanding of your clients.
Those of us who believe in and support net neutrality can celebrate an important victory.
Don’t put off acquiring new technology if it might help now. But be judicious.
Check out these ABA books and web resources in estate planning.
This year we found that hard work toward positive goals, whether those goals be aspirational, personal, or professional, does not need to be tedious and uninspiring.
As we head into the 2016–2017 Bar Year, the Division looks to continue to grow and move forward.
GPSolo proposes a new Mission/Vision Statement; a look ahead at the 2016 Solo & Small Firm Summit; GPSolo magazine honored.