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estate plan

5 Reasons Why You Should Have an Estate Plan

The unthinkable happens: A serious car accident involving fatalities. One of them is you. Your family is grieving, but they are alive and need to survive as best they are able.  When your spouse, parents, or siblings later begin reviewing your paperwork, they look for your Estate Plan. But you never created one. They may Read More

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Should You Have an Attorney Write Your Will?

These days, there is an app for everything. People feel that they should be able to do everything from their smartphone. Want to track what you eat? There’s an app for that. Map your run? There’s an app. Find a restaurant. There’s an app. Write your will? Yes, there’s even an app for that! Even Read More

3 Common Bankruptcy Questions and Answers

Filing for bankruptcy is not something a person wants to do and it can be a hard decision to make. It generally comes down to needing to do it for one reason or another. At The Greenberg Law Firm, we have helped many people through this process so they can move on with their lives. Read More

What Happens to Your Business if Something Happens to You?

The Business Succession Planning process is designed to answer this important question.  Whether you have a family business or a professional practice you need to plan for your succession.  This process is designed to prepare your business to be sold or transferred to your heirs.  It can be limited to authorizing people to operate your Read More

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What Type of Corporation Will Fit Your Business Needs?

In our last blog, we discussed sole proprietorships, partnerships (general and limited) and C corporations, which are generally speaking the most common types of business entities. But there are a few more types of corporations that might fit your business needs. Remember that the C Corporation is the most common form of corporation, where a Read More

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How do you know which business entity is right for you?

With so many types of business entities, how do you know which one is right for you? Over the next couple weeks we will look at some of the most common types of businesses and an example of why you might use that type of business. Sole Proprietorship: This is the simplest form of business Read More

3 Most Common Types of Property Ownership

Do you own a property with a spouse, sibling or friend? What type of ownership do you have associated with that property? Do you know?   There are several different types of property ownership and they each serve a very different purpose. Here are the 3 most common types of property ownership:   Tenancy in Read More

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Is there a difference between a beneficiary, heir and descendant?

Yes, there is! Although beneficiary, heir and descendant may seem the same from the outside, legally each term has a very different meaning.   Below are the differences between each term and an example: A beneficiary is a person who benefits from the transfer of property through a Will or Trust, or the transfer of monetary assets such Read More

Lease, Family Business Plan

Why do I need an Attorney review my Lease?

Most tenants, and many attorneys, incorrectly believe that ‘reviewing a Lease’ simply means reading the offered Lease and proposing desired changes to the language.  As with any Contract you are asked to sign, a comprehensive Commercial Lease review process is the only method of assuring a Tenant’s protection from future Landlord abuse. This process starts Read More