Aircraft Succession Issues

March 2019

The Unique Challenges of Aircraft in Estate Planning FMJ’s Transportation & Logistics practice group has helped hundreds of clients purchase aircraft and structure their ownership and use to comply with regulatory requirements and take the best advantage of tax laws. Similarly, FMJ’s Trusts & Estates practice group has assisted thousands of clients in the sensible… Read more >

My Spouse Needs Nursing Home Care – What Do We Do?

March 2019

When I am asked about nursing home care for married people, one of the questions that almost always comes up is this: “Do we have to get divorced?” Or, in a similar vein: “Should we get divorced?” There is a misconception about long-term care that has been around for a long time, which is that… Read more >

What is Elder Law?

February 2019

This article was written by Kate Graham, an attorney in our Trusts & Estates group. When I introduce myself as an attorney practicing elder law, the next question I usually get is, “what is that?” Recently, someone asked, “what’s the difference between ‘elder law’ and ‘estate planning?’ Isn’t it the same thing?”Although there is certainly… Read more >

So This is Love? Benefits of Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

February 2019

February 14th – the day of love and a celebration for all couples everywhere. Many couples even get engaged on this day and start planning their weddings. Whether you’re already married or in the wedding planning mode, one discussion that should happen, but often times is overlooked, is the benefit of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements…. Read more >

2019 Resolution Already Out the Window? Don’t Forget Your Estate Plan

February 2019

We are a month into 2019, which is the time when most New Year’s resolutions are thrown out the window. While we certainly don’t wish this on you, we hope that you won’t forget about the importance of estate planning this year. Failure to properly plan for your estate and the unexpected can have adverse… Read more >