Top 7 Pitfalls When Buying a Business

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Purchasing a business is exciting, but the process can be tricky and confusing. There are a variety of variables you should consider before signing on the dotted line. Here are seven common pitfalls: Not forming a business entity. Don’t begin signing contracts, leases, or loan agreements in your own name without planning and implementing your … continue reading the entire article

Got Rental Property?

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In today’s real estate market, many homeowners are opting to purchase a new home and convert their current house into an investment property. Whether handling the renting process themselves or using a property management company, it’s not unusual for the business structure regarding ownership of the rental property to be overlooked. If you own your … continue reading the entire article

Elder Law Education

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Elder law is a remarkably diverse area of practice. My philosophy is to reach out to the community to provide education on topics such as estate planning, elder law, options for financing nursing home care, and guardianship proceedings for seniors and their families. If you belong to an organization and would like for me to … continue reading the entire article

Legal Issues and Alzheimer’s Disease

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An education program by the Greater Missouri Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Tuesday, October 17, 20173:00 – 4:30pm Alzheimer’s Association3645 South AvenueSpringfield, MO 65807 If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. Legal issues and Alzheimer’s Disease is a workshop presented … continue reading the entire article