By Catherine Bertram There are two types of specialists who treat children ranging from birth to age 21, pediatricians and family medicine practitioners. Choosing your child’s doctor is one of the most important decisions that families face, and these are...
By Ella Zheng, Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP Absent a contract of employment, “at-will employment” is the predominant employment relationship in the United States. Under the system, an employer can fire an employee for good reason, bad reason, or no reason...
By Andrea Hirsch It’s one of those expressions firmly rooted in our culture – “I get to have my day in court.” In the case of criminal proceedings, it is a hard-fought right that offers protection for defendants. But for...
By Cory Larkin Since 2000, American taxpayers may have saved over $100 billion in estate and gift taxes through the use of a specialized irrevocable trust called a GRAT, according to an article in the Washington Post. That’s roughly 1/3...
By Catherine Bertram The decision to have surgery is never easy, but the decision to consider most carefully is who will be your surgeon. It’s a decision that is often the difference between a successful surgery and not. According to a...
By Kristopher C. Morin How many times have you heard “There are only two things certain in life: death and taxes”? Fortunately for those who have created a proper estate plan, death taxes are becoming less of a certainty. To...
By Elizabeth Kearns Do you want to have a say in who will receive your property after your death?  Do you want to decide who will care for your minor children if you and your spouse die?  Do you want...
By Catherine Bertram You may see a heartwarming ad on TV or on the side of the Metrobus, but does it tell you anything about how safe that hospital is? According to the Journal of Patient Safety, about 1,000 patients...

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