What is a Fiduciary Duty?

A fiduciary duty is the legal obligation that one party has to another to act in their best interest.  The person obligated with the highest standard of care to the other person is known as a fiduciary.  A fiduciary can be entrusted with money, property, or an obligation to act in the other person’s best […]

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Special Needs Trust in New York

A Special Needs trust is typically created for individuals who have special needs like the elderly, those with disabilities, or children/adults with special needs.  This type of trust allows the individual to build financial security by having assets stored away.  Allocating resources can help family members find comfort in knowing their loved one will be […]

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What is a Post-Nuptial Agreement?

A post-nuptial is similar to a pre-nuptial agreement.  While a post nuptial also sets out how money and/or assets should be divided in the event of death or divorce, it is created after the couple has been married. What are Some of the Basics of a Post-Nuptial Agreement? A post-nuptial agreement can cover a variety […]

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What Are White-Collar Crimes?

What is a White-Collar Crime? White collar crimes are usually comprised of crimes that are financially motivated.  Most white collar criminals seek financial gain from their crimes such as gaining money, property, services, or business advantages at the expense of another.  In most cases, white collar crimes are non-violent.  These types of crimes are usually […]

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