Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Employees Traveling Internationally? Read This.

Does your business depend on the international travel of its employees? What would happen to your business if one of your key employees couldn’t get a passport? Beginning this year with the FAST Act, the State Department may…more
| International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Estate Planning Pitfall - You haven’t taken state estate taxes into account

A generous gift and estate tax exemption means only a small percentage of families are subject to federal estate taxes. But it’s important to consider state estate taxes as well. Although many states tie their exemption amounts…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Supreme Court Amendment Imposes Obligation on Practitioners to Review Certain Files for Non-Public Case Information

Through an order issued on January 29, 2016, the Rhode Island Supreme Court has made amendments to the Rhode Island Judiciary Rules of Practice Governing Public Access to Electronic Case Information (the “Public Access Rules”)…more
| Civil Procedure, Science, Computers, & Technology

Trusts and taxes - Understanding how one affects the other can benefit your estate plan

Trusts typically are a main component of an estate plan. But many may not know how higher taxes can impact a trust’s overall effectiveness. This article explains how the current tax environment affects trust planning…more
| Finance & Banking, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Asset protection: Back to basics

Asset protection trusts can be highly effective vehicles for protecting wealth in today’s litigious society. But these trusts can be complex and expensive, so they’re not right for everyone. For those seeking simpler asset…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

When interest rates are low, it’s high time for estate planning

Interest rates remain at record lows, and while many experts believe they’ll begin to rise soon, it’s likely they’ll rise slowly. So it’s an ideal time to implement estate planning strategies that are most effective in a…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Nonprofit Law, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Insight on Estate Planning - February/March 2016

When interest rates are low, it’s high time for estate planning - Interest rates remain at record lows, and while many experts believe they’ll begin to rise soon, it’s likely they’ll rise slowly. So it’s an ideal time to…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

New Rhode Island Law Protects Victims of Businesses’ Data Breaches in 2016

Cyber data breaches affect individuals, businesses, and the government. Tens of millions of Americans are affected by data breaches every year. In 2014, CNN estimated that 47% of U.S. adults in the U.S. had their personal…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Consumer Protection, Science, Computers, & Technology

Juror Misconduct: If You Hear Something, Say Something

The Rhode Island Supreme Court’s recent decision in Roma v. Moreira, No. 2014-141-Appeal, 2015 R.I. LEXIS 106 (R.I. Nov. 13, 2015) serves as a reminder to trial counsel that if you hear something that leads you to believe there…more
| Civil Procedure

The Case For Reasonableness: Enforcing Forum Selection Clauses In Business Disputes

For companies that do business across state or national lines, forum selection clauses are more than mere boilerplate or afterthought provisions to a business transaction. Forum selection clauses can reduce uncertainties in a…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Commercial Lease Issues for Rhode Island Restaurants

The landlord-tenant relationship is one of the most common business relationships in any state. Each landlord-tenant relationship presents its own unique set of challenges because the specific business operations of the tenant…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial

Estate Planning Pitfall - You’re selling your interest in a charitable remainder trust

Recently finalized regulations eliminate a potential tax shelter involving the sale of an interest in a charitable remainder trust. This brief article offers an example of how the tax shelter worked before the new regs and,…more
| Finance & Banking, Securities Law, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

The family vacation home Relax — but don’t relax the rules

A shared family vacation home can be a great place for family bonding, but don’t get too relaxed. A little planning — together with some clear rules about the usage of the home — can go a long way toward avoiding conflict and…more
| Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Paying for LTC insurance using a tax-free exchange

Nothing can throw a monkey wrench into an estate plan like incurring long-term care (LTC) expenses. An LTC insurance policy can offset these costs, but the premiums can be expensive. One potential source for funding LTC…more
| Insurance, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Defined-value gifts: A formula for estate planning success?

Affluent families who wish to make large lifetime gifts should consider using defined-value clauses or other formula clauses to minimize or eliminate gift taxes. This article discusses why these clauses are especially effective…more
| Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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