Blog Posts from Elizabeth A. Brown

Elizabeth Brown Presenting at the Wealth Counsel Symposium Summer 2019

Elizabeth Brown Presenting at the Wealth Counsel Symposium Summer 2019

Mar 15, 2019
Elizabeth Brown, Esq. is scheduled to present at the annual Wealth Counsel Symposium in Boston, MA. Her presentation titled, Adding Business Planning to an Estate Planning Practice, will take place on Wednesday, July 31 from 9:15 am - 10:15 am.
Mythbusters?  Does the “Corporate Veil” Really Work to Protect Your Personal Assets?

Mythbusters? Does the “Corporate Veil” Really Work to Protect Your Personal Assets?

Feb 19, 2019
The protection a limited liability company ("LLC") is called the "corporate veil." This article will address ways to make the veil more difficult to pierce.
Keep Your Family Cabin in the Family

Keep Your Family Cabin in the Family

Feb 04, 2019
One option for the transfer of vacation home real estate is the use of Limited Liability Companies (“LLCs”). LLCs are quickly becoming the preferred entity for vacation homes because membership interests in an LLC are easily transferrable outside of probate, and LLCs provide for flexible operating agreements that allow for the parties to define individual’s financial duties, access, and responsibilities for the property. Unlike joint ownership that leaves all of these issues up to the individual owners to figure out on their own, an LLC allows the parents or the first generation of owners to decide how the property should be managed.
Your Estate Planning Pre-Consultation Checklist

Your Estate Planning Pre-Consultation Checklist

Jan 09, 2019
We’ve prepared a pre-consultation checklist so that you can make the most of you and your attorney’s time.
2019 New Year’s Resolution: Your Estate Plan

2019 New Year’s Resolution: Your Estate Plan

Jan 03, 2019
The start of a new year can be a time of commitment to self-improvement, accomplish a personal goal or otherwise improve one's quality of life. For many, estate planning may not be at the top of their list of New Year’s resolutions, but it should be.
Changes to Partnership Auditing Rules

Changes to Partnership Auditing Rules

Jun 28, 2018
Changes to Partnership Audit Rules Warrant Changes to Existing Partnership, LLC Agreements, and Estate Planning Documents for LLCs taxed as Partnerships.