Proposed changes could impact EB-5 fraud cases

As he prepares for the upcoming session of Congress, Senator Patrick Leahy is also getting ready to push for new reforms in immigration matters. Specifically, he aims to promote the EB-5 fraud reform package that was proposed in the summer. While Congress did extend...

Family law matters facing same-sex parents

Addressing matters of child custody is never an easy thing. For New York same-sex families, the issue can be even more complicated. A recent case illustrates the issues that same-sex parents face when addressing family law matters. As the courts continue to wrestle...

When can trusts be modified?

One of the most common estate planning tools is called a “trust.” A trust is a type of property right held by one person typically for the benefit of another person.There are many uses for trusts, such as minimizing tax liability, shielding assets from...