How the undocumented are treated in federal prisons

Blog   |   October 19, 2017

A commentary at The Marshall Project claims that undocumented immigrants in the federal prison system aren’t given the same “work and self-improvement opportunities” offered to citizens. Jacob Shuman says, “The truth is that the BOP discriminates against undocumented people by … Continue reading

7 tips for avoiding estate fights

Blog   |   October 10, 2017

When drawing up wills and other estate planning documents, don’t forget about the person’s personal property, advises estate planner John J. Scroggin. According to CNBC, “The single biggest point of conflict among family members is not the million dollars over … Continue reading

‘Dreamer’ application deadline Thursday

Blog   |   October 3, 2017

After the Trump administration ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in March, it said it would continue to process pending and renewal applications received through Thursday, October 4, according to the Los Angeles Times. With that deadline … Continue reading

Liability Medicare Set Asides (LMSAs): October is here! Now what?

Blog   |   September 28, 2017

By B. Josh Pettingill, MBA, MS, MSCC & Jason D. Lazarus, J.D., LL.M., MSCC The debate regarding addressing Medicare‚Äôs future interest in liability settlements is filled with nuance and subtleties. An essential step in understanding the big picture is starting … Continue reading