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Estate Planning Week, Part Three: Single Adults

October 23, 2019

An Estate Plan is not only for the wealthy or people with children.  If you are a single person, it is still important for you to have a solid Estate Plan (it might be even more important).  Figuring out where you want your stuff to go after you die is important.  You will also have […]

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Estate Planning Week, part two: Spouses

October 22, 2019

Having a conversation with your spouse about what happens to you and your stuff after you die or become disabled is not the conversation you probably want to have.  During Estate Planning Awareness Week, we will help you understand why it’s important to have this conversation before it’s too late. You’re not alone, it’s a […]

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Estate Planning Week, part one: what is estate planning?

October 21, 2019

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” A basic Estate Plan includes a Will, Power of Attorney for Healthcare, and Power of Attorney for Finance.  These documents allow you to make your wishes known when you die and to choose the person who will handle your affairs, both in the event of […]

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Grandparent Rights in Nebraska: Do They Exist? (spoiler alert, they do…)

October 18, 2019

Grandparent Rights in Nebraska Can Happen A grandparent may have the right to seek court ordered visitation with a grandchild in very particular circumstances, and the right is to visitation of the grandchild, not to custody. A grandparent may have a right to visitation if: 1) one or both of the child’s parents are deceased; […]

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Get Hurt at Work? What you need to know now.

October 7, 2019

Getting injured while at work can be a stressful and confusing situation for anyone. You’re in pain and have to navigate the medical treatment using workers’ compensation insurance; you may not be able to work because of the injury; and you still have bills to pay. On top of all of this, you may have […]

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Dividing Retirement Accounts in Divorce

Dividing Retirement Accounts in Divorce — Divorce and Taxes Part IV

November 26, 2018

An attorney who knows their stuff when it comes to dividing retirement accounts in divorce can be worth their weight in gold – almost literally in some cases. Properly dividing retirement accounts in a way that’s consistent with all applicable laws is crucial to avoid complications, including unwelcome tax surprises. In this, the final installment of our […]

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4 Reasons to Plan Ahead in Estate Planning

4 Reasons to Plan Ahead in Estate Planning

November 6, 2018

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Benjamin Franklin’s oft-quoted adage rings all too true when considering estate planning. Topics such as drafting a will or choosing a power of attorney, which often simmer on the back burner, can quickly come to a head in times of tragedy and trouble. By failing […]

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Divorce and Taxes Part II - Child Support, Alimony, and Taxes

Divorce and Taxes Part II – Child Support, Alimony, and Taxes

October 24, 2018

The certainties of death and taxes are inescapable, as is the certainty that divorce will change your tax situation. If you’re getting divorced, you may need to think about child support, alimony, and taxes – along with other tax issues. In this series, we look at some of the key issues surrounding divorce and taxes […]

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