A year of growth

The year 2012 has been an interesting time at our law firm. We continue to expand both the type of law we practice and the areas in which we practice. In 2012, our attorneys were involved in legal matters in over a dozen states throughout the U.S. Given the nature of modern business, we expect.

Are family limited partnerships for you?

With the estate tax exemption amount uncertain after the end this year, it is more important than ever to think about planning techniques to minimize potential estate tax liability. One technique is creating what is known as a family limited partnership (“FLP”). FLPs are used to transfer wealth from one generation, typically an older generation,.

FOS on the move

FOS associate Laurna A. Jozwiak has been elected to the board of directors for the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association (MYLA). MYLA focuses on local charitable and educational activities, advancing the professional education of young attorneys, and promoting fellowship. Laurna focuses her practice at FOS on family law, business law and civil litigation. FOS shareholder Diane.

The real taxes in the new health care law

The U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on the basis that the individual mandate is a tax. Whether or not the mandate is a tax is debatable. But to help pay for health care reform, the PPACA does impose two new taxes on individuals. Both new.

Knowing your rights means knowing when they apply

When I was in high school, I occasionally watched the popular 90’s television medical drama “ER” with my mother. As a nurse, she had no qualms calling the writers of the show to task for taking liberties with reality for the sake of entertainment. “Oh, give me a break….that would never happen that way,” she’d.

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