People say you should never judge a book by its cover, but most people still do. In fact, visual appeal is critical to any product, service or brand. Careful attention to detail, layout, colors and more factors are important, because appearance can directly impact how consumers perceive your product, advertisement or company.
Business owners often face a long list of challenges every single week, and we have discussed many of them on this blog. In fact, litigation alone can be nerve-wracking and lead to significant repercussions for any business, regardless of its size. Business lawsuits may be filed for a wide variety of reasons, but some are the result of a workplace mishap that resulted in serious injuries or claimed the lives of workers. Depending on the industry, preventing work-related accidents can be very difficult, and sometimes impossible. However, employers who are responsible for suffering due to their negligence may face significant consequences in court.
Many facets of estate planning have been covered on this blog, such as issues involving the naming of beneficiaries or an executor and estate-related disputes. However, there are many other issues with regard to estate planning that you may need to closely consider. For example, you could be worried about the tax consequences associated with property that you leave behind for your loved ones. When it comes to estate taxes, the laws vary from state to state and there are many factors to consider, so it is important to review your situation from a unique standpoint.
In a recent blog post, we addressed some of the reasons why people take a second look at their estate plan. For many people, divorce becomes necessary at some point, although the end of a marriage can bring up uncertainties with respect to one's estate plan. If you have a will, for example, there are a number of factors that could prompt you to make revisions once you and your spouse split up. For example, you may need to remove your spouse from the will as an executor or as a beneficiary. For couples across New York, divorce can be a challenging time, but these crucial matters should not be overlooked.