American society has seen a recent alarming trend of seniors working well into their golden years with little to no retirement savings to keep them afloat. As a result, many now find themselves working long into years they once believed would be spent enjoying their retirements. Of further concern, experts believe this is likely a reality that will continue to affects millions more in the years to come unless drastic […]
For many years, the traditional formula upon a parent’s passing has been to bequeath their property and assets to the surviving members of his or her family. Yet while this continues to be the predominant estate planning choice employed by many parents, there has also been a noted uptick in those who wish to bequeath their assets to charitable trusts. Charitable trusts allow individuals to give to charity while simultaneously […]
According to a recent report in The Washington Post, Americans are living longer than ever. However, within such a notable finding there also comes the realization that people are also living more expensive lives as a result, often without much of a financial safety net gathered along the way. In fact, the report adds, nearly 20% of Americans over the age of 65-years-old are working today. While some of these […]
Managing Director David J. Ferry, Jr. was one of the guest speakers to a crowd of 250 at the Delaware Corporate Law Anniversary Symposium. This event was sponsored by the Delaware Court of Chancery, and celebrates the 225thanniversary of the establishment of the Delaware Court of Chancery; the 50th anniversary of the general revision of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL); and the 25th anniversary of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act.
Evolving attitudes over the last few decades toward domesticated pets has trended widely enough across the American landscape in such a way that it has largely reshaped the way we view animals as being an extended part of our families. In fact, statistics show that pet ownership in the United States increased roughly 3 percent from 2010 to 2015, to where approximately 65 percent of households now own a pet. […]