The website caring.com, which provides information to assist seniors to find senior living communities or help with in-home care, has produced a very thorough publication on estate planning for seniors: A Guide to Estate Planning. Link embedded in the title.
How This Southern City is Becoming a Mecca for Startups — from Ozy (video)
Add Birmingham to Tech’s Growing List of Hubs — from Barron’s
You’re Going Where? Birmingham — from The Washington Post.
Gregory Law Firm News:
Investors — did you know that the Financial Regulatory Authority (FINRA) publishes an alphabetical list of all persons who have been banned from the securities industry? Here is a link to the list. Check it out and check out the Gregory Law Firm’s experience in securities litigation and arbitration.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program remains unchanged, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Why a Collaborative Divorce Makes Financial Sense from US News
This article from the New York Times (“Prince Needed a Will, But Maybe You Don’t”) on the failure of Prince to create an estate plan contains good general advice on wills and estate planning (though the correct term for a living will is “advance directive,” not “advanced directive.”). The form for a living will in Alabama is incorporated into the statute at Code of Alabama 22-8A-4.
Back in December, the SEC charged a number of immigration lawyers with accepting commissions for placing investors in EB-5 investment programs without being registered with the SEC. The SEC’s press release can be found here.
A physician is named to one of those “Best Doctors” lists, despite the fact that he died sixteen years ago. With only a few changes, this scenario could be applied to similar lists of lawyers.