Aretha Franklin died without a Will? What happens next?

By: Rachael B. Brekke, JD/MBA It was recently confirmed that the Queen of Soul did not have a Will or Trust to plan for the distribution of her estimated fortune of $80 million.  What unfolds next will be determined by the local probate court in Michigan.  So far,...

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Protecting Your Business

By: Rachael B. Brekke, JD/MBA Whether you want to start a business, grow your business, or sell your business – you should always work with a lawyer to protect your business and your interests. There are many types of business entities to choose from in New Jersey and...

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Residential Foreclosure Roundup

Residential Foreclosure Roundup BY: Daniel Reinganum, Esq. In 2017 New Jersey claimed a dubious honor: the highest foreclosure rate in the country, with 1.61% of housing units the subject of a foreclosure filing. New Jersey was also among the top five states in terms...

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Congratulations, Ellen McDowell!

Ellen McDowell was named Professional Lawyer of the Year for Burlington County and recently received her award at the State Bar's professionalism awards luncheon on November 9 at the Imperia in Somerset,...

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