Graduation Month Checklist

Do you have a child going off to college soon? You may be asking yourself what else, besides helping them pack, do you need to do.  Once a child reaches the age of 18, a parent’s decision-making role is significantly …

NEW YEAR, NEW TAX LAWS!

The year has come to a close with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and many of us are trying to determine the impact to our tax profile and to our families. ESTATE, GIFT, AND …

Welcome Kirstin Dutcher

We are thrilled to announce that attorney Kirstin Dutcher has joined our team. Kirstin’s practice focuses on family law, estate planning and administration, probate and civil litigation. During her 14 years of practice, she has established herself as a “family …

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017 Trust + Estates

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017 Trust + Estates Discounting of Ownership Interests:  Summer of 2016 brought proposed federal regulations that would prohibit the use of discounts to the value of interests in family-controlled entities commonly used to transfer wealth from one …

No will for Prince? No way…

April 27, 2016 Prince made worldwide headlines last week when he unexpectedly passed away at the age of 57. According to the Associated Press Tuesday, the late singer’s sister filed documents with a Minnesota court claiming that her brother did …

The Sharing Economy Takes a Hit in Idaho

Back in June 2015, the Idaho Supreme Court addressed the relationship between short-term rentals (VRBO, Airbnb, Inc., etc.) and Homeowner’s Association (HOA) covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs) in Adams v. Kimberley One Townhouse Owner’s Association, Inc., 352 P.3d 492 (Idaho 2015). …