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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.
What is a Revocable Living Trust?

What is a Revocable Living Trust?

Jan 23, 2019
A Revocable Living Trust is a legal document often used as an integral part of an estate plan. A Revocable Trust is a document (the “Trust Agreement”) created by a person to manage assets during their lifetime and distribute the remaining assets after their death. A Revocable Trust allows for the person creating the Trust Agreement to manage the Trust, to receive benefits from the Trust, and to change the terms of the trust or evoke it.
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.
Documenting Hours Worked Is Critical

Documenting Hours Worked Is Critical

Dec 03, 2018
NH District Court case serves as reminder to employers that documenting hours worked is critical.
Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyer of the Year Awards

Best Lawyers 2019 Lawyer of the Year Awards

Sep 20, 2018
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC is pleased to announce that attorneys Gregory S. Clayton and Doreen F. Connor were both recognized as the Best Lawyers 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for their areas of practice.
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.
ABA Day 2018: Recap

ABA Day 2018: Recap

Apr 23, 2018
This month, Attorney Jon Ross led a New Hampshire Bar Association delegation as part of ABA Day 2018. Each year, the American Bar Association invites bar leaders from all states to come and meet with their congressional delegations to advocate for ABA legislative priorities. Jon has served on the ABA Day Planning Committee for the last 3-4 years and has been attending for NH for nearly 20 years.
Civility as a Negotiation Strategy

Civility as a Negotiation Strategy

Apr 17, 2018
While many aspects of negotiation are difficult, the seemingly easiest is just working well with others -- being polite, acknowledging opposing viewpoints, showing respect and paying attention. These, and other active listening skills, should be a given in any negotiation, setting the stage for effective communication, information sharing and working together toward a resolution.
Best Practices For Protecting Your Information From The Equifax Hack

Best Practices For Protecting Your Information From The Equifax Hack

Sep 13, 2017
Manchester Attorney Chris Bond from Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC reviews the Equifax hack and what that means to consumers. Bond explains what consumers should expects and what they should and should not do regarding the hack.