Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Basic Overview of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program’s Requirements

On Dec. 15, 2015, Congress extended the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program until Sept. 30, 2016. This particular component of the U.S. immigration program exists with a high level of scrutiny (as do numerous other immigration issues, considering immigration is widely considered a hot-button issue) given its susceptibility to abuse and even fraud. A simple Google […]

How can a lawyer help with a landlord/tenant dispute?

Landlord-tenant disputes are inevitable. Let’s face it. Landlords have to deal with multiple tenants, and those tenants often have disputes between one another. Accordingly, tenants often treat landlords or property managers as mediators who can craft a creative solution that leave all parties satisfied. If landlords or property managers choose to embrace this mediation-type role, […]

5 Advantages of a Living Trust over a Simple Will

One of the most basic decisions to make when estate planning is whether you should create a Will or a Living Trust. This post gives 5 reasons why an individual would choose to create a Living Trust over a Will. The five reasons are: 1) A will leads you directly into the probate court. A […]