Monthly Archives: May 2014

Don’t Forget to Remember

How did we get Memorial Day? On a national level, what we now know as Memorial Day began when Maj. Gen. John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) announced on May 5, 1868, a May 30 … Continue reading

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Collaborate on Probate

Is there such a thing as collaborative probate law? Yes. Unfortunately, probate disputes do arise and too often settlement is reached only when emotional and financial resources are exhausted. Instead, a collaborative process is less time-consuming, less expensive, and less … Continue reading

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Second Verse, Same As the First

I didn’t file tax returns (again) on April 15. What should I do? If you haven’t filed tax returns, the IRS has been filing them for you. A “substitute for return” does not consider any deductions or credits, so it’s … Continue reading

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Vote? Yes!

Instead of how the law affects us, how do we affect the law? On Tuesday, May 6, every citizen in Portage County registered to vote will have the opportunity to vote. Whether to increase or decrease opportunities for early voting … Continue reading

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