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 […]
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 […]
What every medical practice and small business owner must consider about gun violence, personal security, and their own legal liabilities. In the continuing wake of the tragic Parkland and Santa Fe school shootings as well as the most recent nationally reported act of violence against a Scottsdale Arizona Physician*, America is once again examining its relationship […]
Business owners, doctors and entrepreneurs are often targeted with asset protection sales pitches from unqualified advisors. Let’s review some of the questionable advice you are getting and how to qualify your advisors. The (not so) Magic Umbrella Policy I was recently contacted by a physician with seven figures in exposed home equity and other significant […]
Ike Devji’s fifth video in five part interview series with financial expert Steve Savant. Ike discusses amateur planning like “friendly liens” and why insurance, although vital, is not adequate asset protection for business owners and entrepreneurs by itself.
Asset protection lawyer Ike Devji discusses common fatal mistakes in asset protection planning. In part 3 of his 5 part interview series with financial expert Steve Savant Ike discusses how entrepreneurs and business owners might use the wrong legal tools or actually drag liability back into their safe legal planning.
Donald Trump’s creditors and those currently involved in lawsuits against him may be celebrating. Trump was in the news again this morning for changes made to the trust that holds and controls his business interests. According to new reports, changes were made to Trump’s trust in February, shortly after the inauguration. Based on news reports […]
It is important for every doctor and business owner to understand some basics about the Limited Liability Company, commonly known as an LLC; what it is, how it is created, and some of the benefits a well-drafted and maintained LLC can provide. Unfortunately I regularly get reports from my own clients that have been at medical […]
Bruce Jenner was recently in the headlines after being involved a car accident that included a fatality. Based on the latest news reports, it is now suspected that Jenner hit at least two vehicles while driving, and one of the vehicles he hit was pushed into oncoming traffic where the elderly driver was killed, after being […]
This is the first article in a new series by Probate Litigation attorney Robert Sewell which will focus on “war stories” regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator. These stories are meant to serve as lessons for the average reader. If you see the fact pattern below in your estate plan, […]