“Protecting Your Nest Egg”

 During these uncertain financial times, many Americans are afraid to open up their 401(k) statements or are unsure of where to put their retirement savings besides under the mattress. Although the law can’t guarantee you a great return or help you pick the safest stocks, it can provide some important protections when you change jobs […]

“When Your Guests Drink and Drive: Understanding Dram-Shop and Social Host Liability Law”

Hosting a Super Bowl party for your friends and family can be a stressful time: What will you serve? Where will everyone sit? Is your television big enough? One of the last things you want to worry about is what happens if Uncle Stan drinks too much and then gets behind the wheel of a […]

“Military Families: Protect Your Credit History”

 If you or a member of your family is preparing for a military deployment, the last thing you want to deal with is identity theft. According to a Federal Trade Commission survey, in 2005 8.3 million Americans were victims of this crime. On average, these victims spent four hours working to restore their identity and […]

“Protecting Your Assets From Lawsuits-Be Proactive”

Imagine you are driving home from the store when a child darts into the street. You swerve to avoid him, and in the process, run head first into another car. After it’s all said and done, you are sued by the other driver for the costs of her extensive medical care and car repairs. Could […]

“Buying a Second Home During Retirement”

As retirement approaches, many Americans start to think about their finances and where to invest or move their assets. For some, purchasing a second home is an important part of retirement preparation. With careful planning, this can be a very valuable and significant option. If you are thinking about buying a second home, the first […]

“You and Foreign Law Enforcement”

Traveling overseas is an exciting adventure: seeing new places, speaking a different language, learning about a culture. However, having a run-in with the law is one kind of excitement you don’t need. Even if you have done nothing wrong, the possibility of being arrested or detained in a foreign country is a risk you need […]

“Your Kids and Online Social Networks”

If you are the parent of a tween or teen, chances are you are familiar with some type of online social network, whether it be Myspace, Facebook, or Friendster. These networks give kids an opportunity to express themselves creatively, to contact friends old and new, and to learn about new music and art. However, they […]