Category: Commercial Law

Saving for college is also good for your estate plan

A 529 plan is one of the most powerful and flexible tools available for college savings, but it also provides some unique estate planning benefits. This article explains how 529 plans work for savings purposes, but also notes that all…

Wills, Trusts and Estates Newsletter – December 2014

In This Issue: – Managing Your Online Presence after Death – Estate Planning Questions: Naming a Beneficiary to your Accounts – Looking for a New Acronym? Try QLAC – Excerpt from Estate Planning Questions: Naming a Beneficiary to your…By: Bean,…

Administration Publishes Fall 2014 Unified Regulatory Agenda

We expect 2015 to be a very busy year for actions on new or proposed federal regulations in the absence of congressional legislation. That was confirmed on November 21, 2014, when the administration published its “Unified Regulatory Agenda for Fall…By:…

The (Damaged) Freight Stops Here. (But Now What Do We Do With It?) The Pitfalls Of Salvage And Damage Mitigation

Unfortunately, amongst the millions of freight shipments of all modes that occur on a daily basis, some freight does get damaged. These damages spawn freight claims, and some of them generate litigation. A defense often asserted in a lawsuit for…By:…

Promissory Notes: Who are you Promising to Pay?

Promissory notes are often issued in the course of business arrangements and financial transactions to record indebtedness and financial obligations. People who use these instruments, however, should be aware of the specialized nature of promissory…By: Field Law Related Articles: Recent…