The Risks of Not Having a Real Estate Attorney During a Purchase

A real estate purchase is one of the most significant financial transactions available to consumers. Whether you’re looking at purchasing a property to live in, lease out, operate your business from, or flip for future buyers, we understand the priority for you is getting the highest return on investment possible. A crucial part in securing revenue from your properties is ensuring every last detail is addressed Read More

International Business Disputes May Be Inevitable But Not Insurmountable

In a global economy, companies must create meaningful business relationships with international counterparts, clients, and customers worldwide. Building this network boosts sales, credibility, and notoriety; however, cross-border relationships are often at risk of misunderstandings. Differences in culture, business practices, legal policies, and regulations open doors to additional challenges in business litigation. Read More

Compliance Tips for the Upcoming Tax Season

As tax season approaches, many corporations are faced with the daunting task of filing their tax returns and ensuring compliance with complex tax laws and regulations. Whether you’re filing your own taxes, or on behalf of your company, the process is time-consuming and requires specialized expertise or advanced software. At our firm, we help companies with tax disputes all over the world, but the key to avoiding Read More

Estate Planning For International Families

No matter where we are in the world, technological advancements have allowed us to maintain family ties and relationships in ways that we never imagined. Long-distance communication is so common, in fact, many countries have adopted “international nomad” visas to attract more young professionals that want to enjoy the benefits of a global economy. Whether someone is living a jet-setting lifestyle or found a more Read More

How an Estate Plan Can Protect Your Business and Family

Estate planning is one of the most important components of financial planning. An estate plan protects you, your family, your assets, and your business after your passing. Outlining everything from the beneficiaries to the executor of your estate can be a complicated process. When your business and all of the stakeholders who are dependent upon it, there is an added level of stress. Juggling the needs of your family Read More

What Makes a Parent Unfit in Florida?

When your child’s other parent puts your child in jeopardy, you may need to take action to protect them. You can do so by proving to the Florida family courts that they are unfit. However, proving a parent is unfit can be challenging. Here is more about what you can do to prove a parent is unfit under the law.  When Is a Parent Unfit Under Florida Law? According to Florida Statute §751.05, parents can be found unfit Read More

Sales to Intentionally Defective Irrevocable Grantor Trusts and New Regulations

An intentionally defective grantor trust (IDGT) is an estate planning  arrangement that essentially freezes your assets for estate tax purposes. Established as a grantor trust, it has a loophole that lets you continue paying annual income taxes on certain trust property, allowing the trust to grow without using its assets to pay income taxes. As a result, the trust essentially receives a tax-free gift and you reduce Read More

Understanding the Difference Between Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts

Our team at Waserstein & Nunez helps both local and international clients make sure their estates are in order and set up for success. We find that many clients come to us with the idea that an estate is simply a will or a trust, but the truth is that there are several ways to establish and secure your estate. Nobody has lived the same circumstances as the next person. Ultimately, we all have our own experiences Read More

How Do I Know What My Trademark Is Worth?

Businesses around the world have seen the importance of protecting their intellectual property and securing their brand through trademark protection. This step is necessary to make sure your unique brand isn’t exploited by competitors, both big and little. There also may come a time when you need to get a full valuation of your business for financial purposes such as attracting investors, securing necessary business Read More

Crafting the Perfect Slogan for a Trademark

A catchy slogan can set your brand apart from the crowd. We all know a handful of slogans we can’t get out of our heads and the exact company behind the catchphrase. If you’re thinking about setting one up to distinguish your brand, we want to help. However, it’s important to understand what types of slogans can be registered as a trademark and which will fall short of the requirements. The U.S Patent and Trademark Read More