January 26, 2017

Family Councils: The Prosperity Key

The Durfee Family Council in this sketch could have been based on actual Family Councils my family has held.  Its charts, tripods, business agenda, candid performance reviews, bad news delivery, weird humor, conflict resolution, and parental double teaming are very familiar to my children.  It is no accident that it is about a […]
November 21, 2016

Statutory Agent or Registered Agent Options

Statutory Agent A “statutory agent” or “registered agent” is an agent located within the state to receive service of process and notice or demand required or permitted by law on behalf of a company or entity. It is the law in all states that every business entity must designate a […]
August 2, 2016

Amwest Chinese Post Event

On August 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM I am honored to be speaking at a local Chinese Community Event promoted by AmWest Chinese Post and hosted by Annie White, who will be translating for me.  I will be specifically addressing estate planning and succession issues for families that have both strong […]
July 25, 2016

Medical Directives

What is a Medical Directive? Definition:  A Medical Directive is an expression exercising a person’s right to accept or decline medical treatment, even if it results in death.  A Medical Directive is a powerful planning tool to make decisions concerning one’s health care personally rather than leaving it up to others. […]