Congratulations to our own Michele L. Muldoon, Esq. for being appointed to the Board of Directors for Delaware CarePlan! Delaware CarePlan’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families by providing lifelong planning services, financial security, and support services to the individuals with disabilities beyond their basic care. The organization was created as the result of Delaware legislation enacted to allow a person with […]
An attorney meets with a potential client about a recent auto accident personal injury claim. The client suffered severe injuries and may be entitled to a large award. The client fails to mention that he is a debtor in an active bankruptcy. The client also has failed to advise his bankruptcy attorney about the personal injury claim. The debtor/client does not realize the importance of disclosure of the claim. What […]
We are pleased to announce that our Managing Director, David J. Ferry, Jr., Esq., has been named one of the Top Lawyers for 2022 by Delaware Today.
It is always troublesome when an individual bankruptcy petition is filed by power of attorney. It may be less of a concern in a chapter 7 case when the debtor is in the military, incarcerated, or temporarily disabled. More worrisome is the incompetent or advanced aged debtor who has been placed in a chapter 13 by someone holding a power of attorney (POA). What sort of inquiry is necessary and […]
Have You Chosen the Right Trustee?
Whether you are reviewing your existing trust or creating a new trust, you should understand the important role that a trustee plays not only in handling trust matters but also in providing for and protecting your loved ones. What is a trust? A trust is an agreement between an owner of accounts and property (trustmaker) and another person (trustee) who agrees to manage the accounts and property on behalf of […]