Naperville Estate Planning Lawyer Encourages Caution Regarding Incentive Trusts

As you approach the often-difficult topic of estate planning, it understandable that you want what is best for your heirs—especially if they are your children or grandchildren. We would like to believe that our descendants will be responsible and mature enough to handle a sizeable inheritance, but deep down, we know that this is not […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Meeting Customers’ Changing Needs

When you own and operate a business, you have many priorities, but your customers’ satisfaction should be at that top of that list. Without customers, there is no business. Over time, the needs and desires of your customer base may evolve—sometimes quite dramatically—and it is crucial for your company to change to meet their developing […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Start-Up Debt

As a small business owner and a business law attorney, I understand that starting a new business venture requires money—or capital, as it is often called in the in the corporate world. Some new owners fund their fledgling business through investors or with money they have set aside for just that purpose while others take […]

Author of Infamous Google Memo Files Class Action Suit

When you own a business, it is understandable and responsible to ask your employees for feedback from time to time. This is especially true following the implementation of major changes to company policies and practices. In my practice as a business law attorney, I regularly encourage clients to maintain open communication between management and employees. […]

Naperville Estate Planning Lawyer Discusses the Emerging Conflict Over Murderer’s Estate

Losing a loved one is always difficult, and it is not uncommon for disputes to arise over the recently deceased person’s estate. While most disputes are fairly minor and can be resolved amicably, others are more complex and require professional legal guidance. In my practice as an estate planning lawyer, I have helped all types […]

Tide Uses Creative Super Bowl Ads to Draw Attention Away from Dangerous Social Media Stunt

As a small business owner, I know I have to be ready for anything. Sometimes, a business is put in a situation unlike anything they have ever experienced or gets swept up in something which they did not intend to be involved in. In my practice as a business law attorney, I am often tasked […]

Naperville Lawyer on Growing Your Small Business

Being a small business owner is hard work. In my 30 years as a business law attorney and as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), I have learned many lessons. One of these is that an entrepreneur must always be thinking of new and creative ways to find success. If you are a small business owner […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses the Dangers of Corporate Arrogance

When you are the owner of a business, you must always be aware of your brand and its reputation. Every business should have a good relationship with its customers, and owners should be always looking for ways to make that relationship stronger. In my practice as a business law attorney, I have seen some egregious […]

Naperville Lawyer on Talking to Your Parents About Estate Planning

Everyone can benefit from having a comprehensive estate plan in place. In addition to giving a person and their family the peace of mind that his or her final wishes will be fulfilled, estate planning offers the opportunity for that person to examine their financial needs and assets in order to plan for the future. […]

Naperville Lawyer Discusses How Social Media Blunders Can Hurt Your Business

Social media has become an all-encompassing communication tool in the last few decades. There was a time that a person’s social media feed was filled almost exclusively with status updates and pictures from their friends and family. Today, social media is much more corporate, and the average person’s social media feeds may include posts from […]