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Property Co-Ownership Could Be Tricky

Although owning property with family may let you pass on the asset without going through probate, there are several risks, including taxes, creditor exposure, and loss of control. So when dealing with property, it is important to consider these risks and how to manage them, or to consider other methods of estate management entirely. The […]

The Windfall Elimination Provision

If you receive a pension from your employment that did not pay social security payroll taxes, your SSA benefit might be reduced by the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). How can you know if this is your situation? Your social security statement does not reflect any reduction in benefits because of the WEP. The SSA will […]

Domestic Violence Divorce Issues and Where to Get Help

There are numerous grounds for divorce but few as tragic or scarring as domestic violence. Domestic violence divorce cases are often complicated because of the need to prove the victim’s allegations and how the violence affects child custody and other matters. This is why you need a compassionate and dedicated divorce attorney on your side […]

Tips for Buying Special Needs Housing

If you or a loved one is in the market for a home that will meet a physical or developmental need, there are some tips to consider before you begin the process. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website lists state, local government, and other organizations that can help you. At the […]

What Is a Prenuptial Agreement and 10 Topics It Should Address

While prenuptial agreements used to be fairly rare and only reserved for the rich and famous, an increasing number of couples are choosing to get prenups to safeguard their own financial security. At Alatsas Law Firm, we work with couples of all ages, backgrounds, and income brackets to determine exactly what should be in a […]

Many Lifestyle Diseases Found to Be Caused by Bacteria

Health experts have been advising people for years about unhealthy habits being the cause of “lifestyle” diseases that are increasing across the US. These lifestyle diseases become more common with age and include heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, and Alzheimer’s disease. Around the globe, these diseases account for 70 percent of all deaths. […]

The Importance of Accident Protection and When It’s Useful to Have Accident Protection Insurance

Accidents can happen to anyone at any time and in any place, no matter how careful and responsible you are. Traditional health insurance may cover a significant portion of accident-related medical bills, but sometimes this isn’t enough to compensate a family for lost wages and inadequate savings after unforeseen events. This is why it is […]

What to Know About Caring for an Elderly Parent

Aging is something you cannot escape, and it affects all family systems. It can be challenging for adult children to imagine their parents as seniors and to understand and respond to the reality that each parent will age differently. Even if you are in the fortunate circumstance where your aging parents can go it alone […]

Types of Protection That Legal Entities Can Provide for Business and Assets Protection

When many people think of asset protection, they only consider this financial planning tool for their own personal assets or shared assets within a family. However, assets protection is also very important for businesses, especially if you are starting your own business, because numerous assets can be jeopardized without the right protections in place. Here […]

Reducing Hospital Readmissions with Technology

The information or digital technology age is rapidly transforming our everyday lives. Everyday smartphones, tablets, and other web-enabled devices allow us to communicate seamlessly. Technology applications have changed medical communities and systems, morphing them into an information-rich enterprise. Digital management of medical information is creating health care efficiencies and reducing unnecessary health expenditures. Proper implementation […]