PIPELINES, AIRPORTS, & ROAD EXPANSION

The Fifth Amendment states, “nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.” My initial, inexperienced impression was that this clause meant just what it said. And over the years, my conviction has not changed that this straightforward language indeed indicates an unequivocal truth—that the Constitution prohibits takings for private use.  I …

Endowments for Education

Are you involved with a civil organization?  Does your organization award scholarships to graduating seniors at a local high school?  Through a charitable gift, you can create an individual endowed fund to benefit most universities. The process can be easy and customizable allowing you to specify your fund’s name and whether you’d like your gift …

A Practical Guide When Someone You Love Dies

When Someone You Love Dies

When Someone You Love Dies In my office, we are long on both Probate and Life Experience.  Having focused my law practice on estate planning and probate, I have helped thousands with transferring their assets after a loved one passes (probate) and likewise I’ve guided thousands with drafting their estate planning documents to avoid issues …