What to consider if you want to leave unequal inheritances

Every parent knows that it can be a struggle to maintain fairness when it comes to giving gifts to their kids. Feelings of unfairness can be upsetting for kids of any age, including adult children, and it can make estate planning particularly challenging for parents who want to leave their children inheritances that are not monetarily equal. If you are …

Do churches or the courts decide when disputes arise?

Churches today share some similarities with non-religious organizations in how they are run. For instance, church operators need to think about tax-exempt status, employment requirements, insurance and property ownership just as any other business operator would. Despite some similarities, though, churches are not the same as non-religious organizations. This can make it difficult to understand how to resolve disputes that …

Divorce: Is it genetic?

Making the decision to divorce is often painful and upsetting. People can feel overwhelmed by grief, anger and feelings of failure, and this can make the legal process of divorce that much more difficult to manage. However, before you come down too hard on yourself in this situation, understand that divorce can be the best option for people under certain …

Signing a commercial lease? Watch for problematic clauses

Leasing commercial space to operate your business is an important process for any business owner. You want to be confident that the space fits your needs as well as your budget, and it may take you some time to find the right property. Once you do find the space you are looking for, however, you should not rush through the …