Tools to Run a Virtual Law Practice

By WealthCounsel Staff on Feb 1, 2019 12:59:22 PM

With the ability to learn almost anything and buy whatever you want at your fingertips, it’s hard to fathom that the internet’s role in our daily lives will diminish. On the contrary, more and more consumers are turning to the internet to shop for goods and research the best service provider. To survive the times, many law firms are turning to the power of the virtual world to attract more clients and run more efficiently.

Unlike a traditional firm, virtual firms have much smaller start-up costs. In ditching the old  brick and mortar office for a virtual one, the list of tools an attorney needs to run a successful practice fall into two main categories: hardware and software.

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Legacies For All: Announcing Our 2019 Charities

By WealthCounsel Staff on Jan 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

We believe legacy-building isn’t just for an elite few—it’s for everyone. Through the charitable arm of WealthCounsel, WealthCounsel Stands, we hope to empower local communities to create their own legacies by creating a lasting impact that extends beyond document drafting.

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How Qualified Disclaimers Make Estate Planning More Flexible

By WealthCounsel Education Staff on Jan 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

A key element of estate planning is to remember that things change. Assets today might not be available down the road. At the same time, assets might grow and require money to be moved around or reallocated when a spouse passes away.

The best estate planning strategies offer flexibility so that loved ones can analyze situations and make decisions when someone passes away. Rather than adhering to stiff plans with complex trust structures, estate planners can add flexibility and achieve significant tax advantages through the use of qualified disclaimers.

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