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New Laws Regarding Who Can Own Law Firms

September 14, 2020 1:28 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

It’s commonly thought that only lawyers can own law firms, and for decades that’s been true. But recent changes in Arizona and Utah have bucked the system, partly in response  to calls for criminal justice reforms. Arizona has earned the title as the first state to allow non-lawyers to own law firms and Utah followed shortly after with a range...




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Supreme Court Upholds DACA

July 20, 2020 9:07 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Active duty military. Nurses. IT wizards. Students. DACA recipients are all of these and more. They’re people who came to America illegally, but not on their own accord. Their parents wanted them to have a better life, a brighter future. While some in congress have been fighting against this resilient group, June 18 marked a victory for them and immigration...




5 Estate Planning Myths (You’ve Probably Heard #4)

April 8, 2020 11:11 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Estate planning is something that many people don’t think about until they’re facing a situation that calls for it. Perhaps it’s a scary medical diagnosis or you find yourself trying to sort out a loved one’s affairs after they’ve passed away and you’ve vowed to never leave a mess for your family. Whatever the reason, thinking about estate planning is...




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Estate Planning at Cohen & Winters

March 11, 2020 6:51 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Is your family prepared for the unexpected? 1. Why Trust Cohen & Winters 2. What is estate planning? 3. Is estate planning for you? 4. Common Estate Planning Mistakes 5. What to Expect 6. Introductory Offer and Pricing What do Prince, Aretha Franklin, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and James Gandolfini have in common? Aside being some of the most successful artists...




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Celebrity Estate Plans Gone Wrong

March 10, 2020 11:27 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Celebrities – people want to be like them. They’ve got money, clout, people know them. But, as the old saying goes, money doesn’t buy everything. You’d think that with all the money celebrities have they’d understand the importance of having an estate plan. Unfortunately, far from it. Many celebrities have passed away in the last decade without so much as...




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Eye Opening Divorce Statistics

January 29, 2020 2:18 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

January has been given the unfortunate monicker of “Divorce Month” by the media. Their claim that this month is the month in which most divorce filings are seen makes sense. After all, people look at the new year as a time to get a fresh start. What better way than by moving on from an unhappy marriage, right? The truth,...




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How the New Tax Laws Impact 2019 Divorces

January 29, 2020 2:16 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

Tax season is here. If you’re like most people, you’re scurrying about organizing documents on student loan interest, interest paid on your mortgage, charitable deductions, and the slew of other details needed to ensure your CPA gets the job done right. And, if your divorce was finalized in 2019, chances are you’ve wondered how the new tax laws will you....




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What to Do if You Find Yourself Accused of Drunk Driving

December 19, 2019 2:14 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

You were out for a good time with friends, ringing in the new year, and suddenly found yourself pulled over, those infamous red and blue flashing lights in your rearview mirror. As if it couldn’t get worse, you might’ve had a drink or two. You’re nowhere near drunk, but the cop that pulls you over immediately jumps to that conclusion...




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Starting The New Year Off Right

December 19, 2019 2:14 pm Published by - Leave your thoughts

It’s that time of year. New goals, new plans, new expectations. It’s exciting at first, but according to U.S. News & World Report, the failure rate for New Year’s resolutions is said to be about 80 percent, and most lose their resolve by mid-February. Starting the new year off right is the best way to ensure success. Read About Setting...




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Setting Personal Goals For 2020

December 2, 2019 11:32 am Published by - Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re navigating the legal system or your case has closed, it’s important that you take personal health – physical and mental – seriously. Being healthy in mind, body, and soul will make facing any challenges you have ahead of you easier. The real challenge of setting goals for 2020 isn’t necessarily sticking to them, it’s prioritizing. Read About Preparing...