FOS Attorney Jacob Manian participated in the 2015 Boy Scout Law Merit Badge Clinic on April 18, 2015 at the Milwaukee Bar Association. The event was a huge success as nearly 50 scouts from all over Wisconsin spent the day learning about the law. The day culminated with Mr. Manian conducting a mock jury trial.
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, between October 2009 and September 2010 U.S. Attorneys prosecuted 162,000 federal cases. Grand juries declined to return an indictment in 11 of them. Given these numbers, would it ever make sense to advise a client who is a target or subject of a federal investigation that it is.
The single parent family is a fact of life today. I should know, I am one of them. I often wondered, with much trepidation, about my assets going to my children if I died prematurely. Who would manage their money and later get their funds to them? How would their future be funded? I wonder.
Every family’s got one. Mr. No. That brother or uncle or nephew who relishes picking a fight. Harvard accepted your daughter? The school’s too chi-chi. Buy a new investment property? Wrong neighborhood. Your son’s a doctor? CPAs make more money. You hold your tongue. Family is family. But then comes the big Easter dinner. You.
Over 2,500,000 people die in the United States each year, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. More than half die without wills or other estate planning documents, according to Lexis/Nexis. That’s well over one million people a year. Without a will or other estate plan, their assets must be disbursed according to.