Doctor’s Defamation Liability on Social Media

Doctors use of social media to promote themselves, their practices, side hustles and a variety of passions and social causes is at an all time high. Being online has its own laws and risks, including various defamation related liabilities. Here are some legal basics all Physicians (a.k.a. #SoMeDocs) need to know before they post. Where […]

Social Media and Asset Protection Don’t Always Mix

Successful people are more active on social media than ever, and that activity includes a heavy emphasis on personal finance and legal issues. Unfortunately, some dangerous myths about asset protection have become common. Some of the most followed media personalities are non-lawyers who have become self-proclaimed experts on various issues such as saving, investing and […]

Medical Justice Podcast: Asset Protection Discussion With Dr. Jeff Segal

Asset Protection attorney Ike Devji was recently featured on the Medical Justice Podcast, hosted by Dr. Jeff Segal.  Medical Justice has years of experience helping protect physicians from frivolous malpractice claims and associated reputational damage. Ike Devji helps protect thousands of doctors across the United States and is a noted national CME (continuing medical education provider) who has authored several hundred articles […]

Asset Protection Podcast – Ike Devji and Ben Yin

VIDEO: Atlanta Financial Advsior Benjamin Yin, MBA and Asset Protection attorney Ike Devji, J.D. have an in-depth conversation about Asset Protection for physicians and entrepreneurs. Watch Ben and Ike Here  https://vimeo.com/351967372/52e6e5bc13

Conservation Easements Require Caution

My regular readers know that while I cover many different specifics of asset protection for physicians and business owners, I have several consistent core themes. One theme is that asset protection takes many forms, including using legal tax avoidance strategies to maximize what you can keep. A second recurring theme is avoiding activities that generate risk and […]

Small Business Recession Survival

Both the United States and many other key world powers face a current turbulent political and economic landscape. A variety of financial experts are predicting something ranging from a significant economic slowdown to another full-blown recession. While times are good, business owners and professionals like physicians should examine the lessons many successful Americans learned the hard […]

2019 Asset Protection Essentials

Asset protection takes many individual forms and ranges from simple to complex, but there are some universal basics. Proactively addressing these core defensive issues now will help protect your assets while you still have the greatest number of predictable, cost-effective options, and a legal right to do so.  Personal insurance The single most cost-effective asset […]

Seasonal Tax Scams Target Doctors

By Ike Devji, J.D. September starts the annual income tax fraud sales season.  As doctors are aggressively pursued with a variety of tax savings plans that make big promises, knowing what you are buying and who you are dealing with is vital. Many physicians and business owners will be solicited to engage in some kind […]

Business Partnership Breakup: 5 Survival Tips

Breaking up is hard to do, that goes for your business as well. Below are five simple tips to consider BEFORE you start a business, or break one up. Just as with a real marriage, the best, most predictable and most cost effective planing is done before you consummate the relationship. In other words, always […]

Why ALL Business Partnerships Must Have a “Buy-Sell” Agreement

Any business or medical practice with multiple owners must have a funded buy-sell agreement in place to protect the partners and their families from the death or exit of a partner. We look at what should be covered in this essential legal document and what happens when it isn’t complete. What is a “buy-sell” agreement?  […]