Brian Quinn

Does Your Facebook Have an Afterlife?


Stan is a client who came to my office and shared some great stories about an old friend who had passed away a couple years ago. We both got a chuckle over some of their high school antics. Stan went on to talk about how strange it was that he still got notices of his [...]

Does Your Facebook Have an Afterlife?2018-05-15T21:45:20+00:00

Addressing Your Disabled Loved One’s Legal Needs


According to the Center for Persons with Disabilities, greater than one in five Americans is disabled. And while we often hear about programs to assist the disabled, little is said about addressing their legal needs. Special Needs Planning is the solution. What is Special Needs Planning? Special Needs Planning helps families address the legal needs of a [...]

Addressing Your Disabled Loved One’s Legal Needs2018-05-07T16:55:03+00:00

“Mom, What Does Irrevocable Mean?”


Kids sometimes ask the strangest things, especially after watching TV ads. Eight year old Sally was watching TV one lazy Sunday morning when an interview aired between a local estate planning attorney and a news reporter. The topic was the irrevocable trust, a term Sally had never heard before. So she asked the smartest person [...]

“Mom, What Does Irrevocable Mean?”2018-05-25T00:00:06+00:00

What Happens to Your Family When You Die


Everyone who knew Sam said, “He’s a great guy.” Sam was one of those people who seemed able to talk himself out of just about any situation. But when Sam suddenly passed away, his family found themselves with a mess on their hands, and no amount of talking would save them from spending an inordinate [...]

What Happens to Your Family When You Die2018-05-25T00:06:03+00:00

5 Things You Need to Know About Mechanic’s Liens in Missouri


If you own a business in Missouri that contracts with property owners to supply construction, equipment, supplies, or laborers, you should become familiar with mechanic’s liens in Missouri. A mechanic's lien is a legal document that could affect your operations, and even your profitability. A mechanic’s lien is a claim made for payment against a [...]

5 Things You Need to Know About Mechanic’s Liens in Missouri2018-05-17T13:52:45+00:00

Buying a Home and Losing Sleep?


Phil and his wife Marie began married life like many couples do – in a small apartment fit for two. As the years went by, the young couple’s dreams grew with their incomes. On their 5-year wedding anniversary, Phil broached the subject of buying their first home. Marie’s initial reaction was excitement. Sure, having more [...]

Buying a Home and Losing Sleep?2018-05-07T16:55:04+00:00

5 Ways You Can Help a Veteran


Our veterans make huge sacrifices to protect American lives, but often find themselves struggling to receive the benefits they deserve under the law. While the system sometimes seems to work against veterans, help is available, if only veterans were made aware of how to access this assistance. That’s why we’re presenting this information. If you [...]

5 Ways You Can Help a Veteran2018-05-07T16:55:04+00:00

Dissolving Your Missouri Corporation


If you want to dissolve a corporation in Missouri, you’ll undertake several important tasks. Closing your state-registered business entity according to Missouri state laws is as much about protecting yourself from the reach of claimants as it is winding up important issues like final paperwork and taxes. Formally, the process is called dissolution. While some [...]

Dissolving Your Missouri Corporation2018-03-26T14:30:40+00:00

How Jack Got His Financial Groove Back


Going on vacation is not always easy, especially for Americans, who statistically take less vacation days than do workers in many other countries. Sometimes, returning from a vacation – getting back into one’s daily routine at home and at work – can be just as stressful. Jack found this to be true. Every time Jack [...]

How Jack Got His Financial Groove Back2018-03-15T20:14:09+00:00

Are You Prepared for the Future? Really Prepared?


As estate planning attorneys serving Missouri residents, we often talk about what it means to be truly prepared for the future. So many people, especially young adults, fail to grasp the importance of estate planning. They believe only wealthy individuals need estate planning, or they think, “I’m pretty healthy. What could go wrong?” In a [...]

Are You Prepared for the Future? Really Prepared?2018-05-15T20:06:08+00:00