Massive layoffs face the San Francisco Superior Court and it appears Clerks and Commissioners will be hit very hard. I first related Ari Burack’s article on the Dire situation forecast for San Francisco Superior Court here. I then passed on the Court’s press release on this matter here. In what is becoming an unexpected series on this … Continue reading San Francisco Court Update: Source Indicates All Commissioners and 100 Clerks to be Laid Off
What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. So it goes for offshore accounts. Offshore accounts have had a high place on the IRS’ radar since 2009, with the IRS’ first push for taxpayers to seek amnesty for unreported offshore accounts through voluntary disclosure. Earlier this year, Alec Harrington let you know about … Continue reading 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative Countdown – 36 Days Remaining
As if moving through the courts wasn’t slow enough already, it looks like things will be getting worse. Clients beware, practitioners be warned. See the article by Ari Burack in the Examiner: Update – See my post on the Court’s July 18, 2011 press release here. Massive layoffs and courtroom closures in San Francisco Superior Court are expected … Continue reading Dire Situation Forecast for San Francisco Superior Court
What is a Trust Protector? A trust protector is a person who has the authority to direct the actions of the trustee or trustees of an irrevocable trust. A trustee generally has broad sweeping authority to invest funds and distribute income and principal. In contrast, trust protector has limited authority to give instructions to the … Continue reading Can You Benefit From a Trust Protector?