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 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...
Meet Bruno! If you have been looking for the consummate “lap dog,” Bruno is it! This 11-year-old with a sweet personality cannot wait to find a warm human to cuddle with. While small and “senior,” Bruno is still active...
Meet Dante! Dante is a 6-year-old and was a member of the Prison Dog Program. He spent weeks being trained by inmate handlers and learned skills like sit, down, stay, come and leave-it. Now that he has graduated, Dante...
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...
Meet Frida! This Torbie is hoping for a new home. Frida is an independent girl who enjoys being brushed and pet behind the ears. She had a rough start, coming across a little frightened and shy. She would do...
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...
Meet Bella! This one year-old lady is waiting for her adopter to come scoop her up! She came to the Humane Rescue Alliance when her owners moved and could not take Bella with them. She is a terrific dog and...
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 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...

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