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Scarborough Law is working hard behind the scenes at keeping you up to date with the ever changing by laws and latest news updates. When it comes to legal matters, laws and policies are ever changing. Staying informed is pivotal. Our blog publications help our clients stay in the know about changes that may affect them.

Avoid This Major Mistake When Adding an IRA to Your Estate Plan
  • Published: September 24, 2018

Some people assume that because they’ve named a specific heir as the beneficiary of their IRA in their will or trust that there’s no need to list the same person again as beneficiary in their IRA paperwork. Because of this, they often leave the IRA beneficiary form blank or list “my estate” as the beneficiary. But this is a major mistake and one that can lead to serious complications and expense. IRAs aren’t like other estate assets First off, your IRA is treated differently than other assets, such as a car or house, in that…Read More

https://www.scarboroughlaw.com/2017-daca-update
  • Published: September 10, 2018

5 Things To Know About Trump’s Announcement To End DACA On September 5, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, on behalf of the entire Trump Administration, announced an end to the DACA program. Here are top 5 things you need to know about this announcement. Your Daca Is Valid Until Its Expiration Date. DACA and work permits (Employment Authorization Documents) will remain valid until its expiration date. To determine when your DACA and work permit expires, look at your 1-795 Approval Notice and the bottom of your Employment Authorization Document (EAD). No New Daca Applications…Read More

Aretha Franklin Dies Without a Will and Leaves Her Family to Deal With Court and Conflict
  • Published: September 10, 2018

Aretha Franklin, heralded as the “Queen of Soul,” died from pancreatic cancer at age 76 on August 16th at her home in Detroit. Like Prince, who died in 2016, Franklin was one of the greatest musicians of our time. Also, like Prince, however, she died without a will or trust to pass on her multimillion-dollar estate. Franklin’s lack of estate planning was a huge mistake that will undoubtedly lead to lengthy court battles and major expenses for her family. What’s especially unfortunate is that all this trouble could have been easily prevented. A common mistake…Read More

I Don’t Have Kids, So Why Do I Need Estate Planning? Part 2
  • Published: August 21, 2018

Last week, we shared the first part of our series on the importance of estate planning for those without children. If you haven’t read it yet, you can do so here. Here in part two, we discuss the other risks involved for those who forego estate planning. Someone will have power over your health care Estate planning isn’t just about passing on your assets when you die. In fact, some of the most critical parts of planning have nothing to do with your money at all, but are aimed at protecting you while you’re still very much…Read More

I Don’t Have Kids, So Why Do I Need Estate Planning? Part 1
  • Published: August 6, 2018

It’s a common misconception to think that if you don’t have children, you don’t need to worry about estate planning. But the fact is, it can be even MORE important to do estate planning if you have no children. Some of the common thoughts behind this mistaken belief may take one of these forms: “If I die, everything will pass to my spouse anyway, so why bother?” “I’m single with little wealth, so who cares who gets my few meager assets?” “Estate planning is an expensive hassle and it doesn’t even benefit me because I’ll…Read More

Create a Special Needs Trust to Protect the Financial Future of Your Child with Special Needs
  • Published: July 31, 2018

It always surprises me to hear parents who have a child with special needs tell me that they were not aware of what they needed to do to ensure the future well-being and care of their child is properly handled. Or sometimes, they tell me they didn’t know they needed to do anything at all. If that’s you, and you have a child with special needs at home, this article is for you. And if you have friends or family who have a child with special needs, please share this article with them. Every parent…Read More

Estate Planning Mistakes Seniors (Including You or Your Parents) Can’t Afford to Make
  • Published: July 23, 2018

Estate planning really should be considered as soon as you acquire your first asset, have a child, or step into adulthood in any truly meaningful way. And yet many of us put it off for far too long, leaving ourselves and our families at risk of getting stuck in the court system in the event of an unexpected accident, illness, or injury. Once you (or your parents) reach senior status, you can no longer pretend that estate planning is something you can put off. The effects of aging become impossible to ignore, and the fact…Read More

Estate Planning Tips for Ensuring Your Pets Are Properly Cared For
  • Published: July 16, 2018

It’s sad but true that many pets end up in shelters after their owner dies or becomes incapacitated. In fact, the Humane Society estimates that between 100,00 to 500,000 pets are placed in shelters each year for exactly this reason, and a large number of these animals are ultimately euthanized. Whether we like it or not, the law considers pets to be nothing more than personal property just like cars, furniture, and electronic devices. In light of this cold reality, it’s vital that you provide for your pet’s future care through estate planning, so when…Read More

Scarborough Law Announces ~ The USCIS June 2018 I-751 and I-829 Update:
  • Published: June 19, 2018

“USCIS has announced that petitioners who file Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, or Form I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Permanent Residence Status, will receive Form I-797 receipt notice as evidence of continued status for 18 months past the expiration date on their Permanent Resident Card. Conditional Residents can present the receipt notice along with their Permanent Resident Card when traveling abroad or to evidence continued residence status. Previously, USCIS provided a receipt notice valid for 12 months. However, processing times for the Form I-751 and I-829 have increased by…Read More

Small Business And Immigrants
  • Published: May 17, 2018

Written By: Stephanie Scarborough Immigration is a prominent part of the U.S. DNA with more than 43 million immigrants residing in the U.S. That is 13.5% of the total U.S. population. immigrants and their U.S. born children now exceed 86 million (27%) of the U.S. population. Just as previous immigrants (as my ancestors) incorporated and assimilated into mainstream American live, the most recent influx of immigrants is integrating well. Immigrants are also contributing the U.S. economy and can make a real impact on growth of the gross domestic product (GDP). Between 2000 and 2015 the…Read More

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