“The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.” Jeremy Bentham Doctor Walter Palmolive arrived at Hwang National Park in Zimbabwe on June 30, 2015. The sweeping savannas spread out like an ocean vista and held host to the most feared and well-known predators in all of Africa. An Expensive Game Doctor […]Continue reading

“Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”  Lord Acton There is no guaranty that a business partner with a controlling interest will always act in the best interest of other non-controlling owners.  Conversely, rest assured that someone at this very moment is suffering some level of “squeeze” from a majority owner of a […]Continue reading

“You can’t stop things like Bitcoin. It will be everywhere and the world will have to readjust. World governments will have to readjust” ~John McAfee, Founder of McAfee “[T]he fact that within the bitcoin universe an algorithm replaces the function of [the government] … is actually pretty cool.” ~Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the United States […]Continue reading

“A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.”  Jonathan Swift Although there are no absolute guarantees that long term financial plans will be carried out exactly as directed, a new law in Louisiana now provides much-needed protection to family members, in the event that they fall victim to financial abuse […]Continue reading

“There are various attributes of life – such as… awareness, growth, autonomy, will.  It is possible to kill or attempt to kill one of these attributes without actually destroying the body.  Thus, we may “break” a horse or even a child without harming a hair.”  M. Scott Peck, People of the Lie    BORN TO […]Continue reading

“Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.”   St. Francis of Assisi  Pro bono Publico – a Latin phrase for professional work undertaken for the public good without charge, especially legal work for a client with a low income. Charitable care –  health care provided for free or at reduced prices […]Continue reading

“The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions.” R. Brault THE FAMILY RECIPE Family businesses are the backbone of the United States economy – comprising 80 to 90 percent of all business enterprises, 64% of gross domestic product, 62% of employment, and 78% of new job creation. By […]Continue reading