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Teacher Sickened by Moldy Classroom is Awarded $1.8 Million

Teacher Sickened by Moldy Classroom is Awarded $1.8 Million

According to a report published at NJ.com, a New Jersey music teacher was awarded $1.8 million after a judge determined that her adult-onset asthma and other lung conditions had been caused by mold in a classroom. The teacher, Mary Jean Alsina, first filed the lawsuit in 2013, alleging that she had developed serious lung problems … Continue reading Teacher Sickened by Moldy Classroom is Awarded $1.8 Million

Can You Use a Trust to Protect a Non-Spouse Beneficiary?

Can You Use a Trust to Protect a Non-Spouse Beneficiary?

When many people sit down to develop their comprehensive estate plan, they have concerns regarding beneficiaries other than their spouse. If you have children from a previous relationship or adult children, you will want to address how assets will be distributed directly to them, as they will not necessarily pass through your spouse. However, distributing … Continue reading Can You Use a Trust to Protect a Non-Spouse Beneficiary?