General practice of law, including
Mark can help your family through a variety of legal problems with experience, compassion, and common sense. Family law does not always have to be a high-drama situation, even if litigation is sometimes necessary.
• Child Support
• Simple Wills
• Durable Powers of Attorney
Small Business Law
More and more families run small businesses today, whether as a landlord, a retail shop proprietor, a service provider, or wherever they see a need. Mark can show you several simple ways to help protect your families' assets from business losses, and make your business run more smoothly.
• Corporation or LLC Formation
If you, or a family member, become involved in the criminal justice system, you may be overwhelmed with uncertainty. Mark can guide you through the system to a fair resolution of most common problems.
Real Estate Law
There is a saying in the law, "land is unique." If you've ever bought, sold, or rented a home, you know that principle extends to the very words your realtor or landlord uses, and the terms included on the documents. From a "month-to-month tenancy," to a "fee simple absolute conveyance" or a "quitclaim" versus a "warranty" deed, Mark can explain them all to you and guide you through the process.
• Renting a Residence
A simple will can provide significant peace of mind for many, and is easy to do. Many seniors also ease their minds by appointing a trusted friend or relative to make decisions for them if they become disabled, with "Durable Powers of Attorney." These forms can cover both health care and property decisions. Mark can explain and prepare these for you, often in a single visit.
• Simple Will ($175 flat fee)
• Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Property ($100 flat fee for each).
• Small Estate Affidavits (to avoid probate)
$50 In-Person Consultation
Sometimes all you need is a question answered by someone familiar with the law and the legal system to set your mind at ease. Mark will meet with you and discuss your problem for up to one-half hour, for a reasonable flat fee.