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...
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 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 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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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