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Legal Articles & Information

Business and Commercial Law

Changes to the Law Governing Your Nebraska Limited Liability Are Going Into Effect in 2013

Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation: IRS Attacks Continue

Tax Structure of a Professional Services Entity: C Corporation vs. S Corporation

Treatment of Goodwill Upon the Sale of a Business:Asset of the Owner v. Asset of the Company

Why Use a Trademark

Environmental Law

Construction Stormwater Permit Changes in Nebraska

Hazardous Waste

Stormwater Construction

Employment Law and Benefits

Can a Sponsor of an Employee Benefit Plan Embrace Socially Conscious Investing?

Next Steps for Plan Sponsors as the Fiduciary Rule on Investment Advice Takes Effect

Crafting Social Media & Technology Policies for Your Employees

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Includes COBRA Changes

Employees Have No Absolute Right To Return To Work Following FMLA Leave

Fiduciary Liability To A Single Participant Under ERISA

IRS Withdraws Proposed Regulations Affecting Nondiscrimination Requirements for Qualified Plans

New FMLA Regulations

New Regulations Aim to Help Retirement Account Owners

Pension Protection Act of 2006 Summary

Retirement Plan Design

Stretching Your Retirement Update

Who Do You Want Auditing Your Retirement Plan

Estate Planning and Wealth Succession

Assisting Clients with Gun Trusts

Attention Pension Plan Fiduciaries: Larue v. DeWolff, Boberg & Associates

A Guide to Digital Assets

Charitable Giving Considerations

Current Rules Governing Powers of Appointment

Discounting Rules for Family Limited Partnerships Are Being Revised

Estate Tax

Health Care POA

Living Will

Mandatory “Required” Distributions Not Required for 2009.

Mary Vandenack & Assisting Clients in Avoiding Potential Creditors: What Actions Can an Attorney Take?

Mary Vandenack & Dan Wintz: Drafting Considerations for the Third-Party Spendthrift Trust after In re Castellano

Mary E. Vandenack: Reconsidering the Design of Trusts Used As IRA and Qualified Account Beneficiaries Post-Clark

Skills for the Estate Planning Process

Special Needs Trusts

Stretching Your Retirement Plan

Health Care

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

PPACA Guide for Large Employer Compliance

Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Summary of Current Rules and Regulations Governing ASCs

General Practice Issues

Avoiding Malpractice. Steps Physicians Can Take
Selling Your Practice to a Hospital
Should Physicians Use Patient No-Complaint Contracts?
Buy In Buy Out

HIPAA

HIPAA and Mobile Devices
HIPAA Final Rule 101: Compliance Basics
HIPAA Mandates, Coverage Set to Expand in Near Future
HIPAA Security Rule The Other Shoe Of HIPAA
Government Cracks Down on HIPAA Compliance
What to Do When You are Asked to Sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement
Civil Penalties for Violations of HIPAA Increased

Legislation

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Key Provisions of Health Care Bill Affecting Physicians and Physician Groups
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Boards and Commissions of Potential Interest for Physicians
An Employer's Guide to the Health Care Bill
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Wellness Program Demonstration Project
Compliance Program Summary
Outline: The Medicaid Commission
159 New Boards, Commissions, Grants and Other Programs Created under Health Care Bill
Medicare Law Enacts Changes that Affect Providers
Court Blocks Enforcement of Red Flag Rules with Regard to Attorneys
HIRE Act Introduces New Tax Incentives for Employers For Hiring Employees

Medical Records

Medical Records Guide
Medical Records Access Guide Nebraska
Medical Records Access Guide Iowa
Medical Records Access Guide Colorado
Medical Records Access Guide Michigan
Medical Records Access Guide Minnesota
Medical Records Access Guide South Dakota

Nebraska

"I'm Sorry" Legislation and Medical Malpractice Liability
The Basics of Surgical Consent in Nebraska
Medical Malpractice in Nebraska A Legal Primer

Telemedicine

Telemedicine

The Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Laws

Final Piece of the Stark Law Falls into Place
CMS Modifies Stark Again. Implications Abound for Physicians
The Stark Law and Federal Anti-Kickback Laws

Intellectual Property

Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Sales and Use Taxation of Computer Software and Related Services

Why Use a Trademark?

Key Numbers

Key Tax Numbers

Premarital and Post-Marital Agreements

Property Division In Marital Dissolution Actions

Nebraska Court Permits Dual Valuation Dates in Marital Dissolution

The Nebraska Premarital Agreement Act-What does VOLUNTARY Really Mean?

Real Estate

Purchasing Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Purchase Agreement

Sanitary and Improvement Districts

Preserving Capital Gain Treatment For Real Estate Dealers

Tax Law

Case Alleging Negligence Against Insurer That Allowed Change of Beneficiary to Person with No Insurable Interest Is Allowed to Continue

Charitable Giving Considerations

Court Holds Severance Payments Are Not Subject to FICA Taxes

Estate Tax

Hiring Your Children to Generate Additional Tax Savings

Sales and Use Taxation of Computer Software and Related Services

Strategies for Minimizing the Cost of the 2013 Medicare Tax

Tax Matters

Tax Structure of a Professional Services Entity: C Corporation vs. S Corporation

Tax Thoughts

Tax Consequences for Employer-Owned Life Insurance

Published Articles

"McGaugh v. Commissioner - Seventh Circuit Finds No Taxable IRA Distribution Where Taxpayer Wired Funds to Purchase Stock IRA Custodian Refused to Accept."  LISI Employee Benefits & Retirement Planning Newsletter #679 (August 7, 2017) at http://www.leimbergservices.com Copyright 2017 Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI).

Making Technology a part of Firm Culture by Mary E. Vandenack appeared in the March/April 2017 Law Practice Magazine.

2013 Year End Tax Planning - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, November 2013

Advance Directives Options in Nebraska - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, July 2010

Another New Tax Act: Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 - Mary E Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, November 2010

Asset Protection - Mary E. Vandenack , metroMAGAZINE, September 2009

Asset Protection Planning Trusts – Mary E. Vandenack , metroMAGAZINE, January 2012

"Assisting Clients with Gun Trusts" The Nebraska Lawyer, September/October 2016.  The article was first published in the LISI Estate Planning Newsletter #2411 (May 3, 2016) at https://www.LeimbergServices.com. Copyright 2016 Mary E. Vandenack and Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI).  Reproduction in Any Form or Forwarding to Any Person Prohibited - Without Express Written Permission.

Building on Key Capital: Your Current Clients - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, Nov/Dec 2012

Business Fraud and Theft Prevention – Mary E. Vandenack , metroMAGAZINE, July 2013

Caring for a Disabled Beneficiary: Third Party Special Needs Trust - Mary E. Vandenack, metroQUARTERLY, Nov/Dec/Jan 2014/15

"Case Alleging Negligence Against Insurer That Allowed Change of Beneficiary to Person with No Insurable Interest Is Allowed to Continue," WRNewswire 16.04.29 by Mary E. Vandenack.  The WRNewswire is created exclusively for Albert Kingan, MassMutual by insurance experts let by Steve Leimberg, Lawrence Brody and Linas Sudzius.  The AALU WRNewswire and WRMarketplace are published by the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting® as part of the Essential Wisdom Series, the trusted source of actionable technical and marketplace knowledge for AALU members - the nation's most advanced life insurance professionals.

Charitable Giving Strategies to Benefit Charity and Get a Tax Deduction - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, Feb/Mar/Apr 2015

Dawn of a New Business Model - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013

Directed Trusts for Special Situations - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, Feb/Mar/Apr 2016

Ensuring Your Law Firm is on Course - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, Nov/Dec 2016

Estate Planning After "ATRA" - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, March 2013

Estate Planning Under the Tax Relief Act of 2010 - Mary E. Vandenack , metroMAGAZINE, March 2011

Estate Planning With IRAs: Inherited IRAs Are Not Protected From Creditors - Mary E. Vandenack, metroQUARTERLY, Fall 2014

Gun Trusts – Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE May 2013

Health Care Reform and You - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, May 2010

Hiring a Marketing Director for Small or Midsized Firms - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, May/June 2014

Insuring a Key Asset: Your Stream of Income - Mary E. Vandenack , metroMAGAZINE, March 2010

"IRS Issues Final Regulations with Respect to How the Minimum Present Value Rules Apply to Defined Benefit Plan Distributions" LISI Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning Newletter #664 (September 27, 2016) at http://www.LeimbergServices.com Copyright 2016 Mary E. Vandenack and Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI). Reproduction in Any Form or Forwarding to Any Person Prohibited - Without Express Written Permission.

"IRS Withdraws Proposed Regulations Affecting Nondiscrimination Requirements for Qualified Plans" LISI Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning Newletter #657 (April 25, 2016) at http://www.LeimbergServices.com Copyright 2016 Mary E. Vandenack and Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI). Reproduction in Any Form or Forwarding to Any Person Prohibited - Without Express Written Permission.

Keeping Your Estate Planning Up To Date, metroQUARTERLY, May/Jun/Jul 2016

Leading Innovation July/August 2016 Law Practice Magazine Volume 42 No 4

Leading Technological Change in Your Firm, Law Practice Magazine, Mar/Apr 2016

Making the Decision to Make a Change - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013

Making Technology a part of Firm Culture - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, March/April 2017

Mary Vandenack & Nicholas Meier: Assisting Clients with Gun Trusts -  LISI Estate Planning Newletter #2411 (May 3, 2016) at http://www.LeimbergServices.com Copyright 2016 Mary E. Vandenack and Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI). Reproduction in Any Form or Forwarding to Any Person Prohibited - Without Express Written Permission.

Mary Vandenack & Dan Wintz: Drafting Considerations for the Third-Party Spendthrift Trust after In re Castellano - LISI Asset Protection Planning Newletter #259 (September 10, 2014) at http://www.LeimbergServices.com Copyright 2014 Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI). Reproduction in Any Form or Forwarding to Any Person Prohibited - Without Express Written Permission.

"Mary E. Vandenack: Reconsidering the Design of Trusts Used as IRA and Qualified Account Beneficiaries Post-Clark," LISI Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #252 (July 7, 2014) at http://www.LeimbergServices.com ©Mary E. Vandenack 2014. Reproduction in ANY Form or Forwarding to ANY Person – Without Express Permission – Prohibited.

"Mary Vandenack & Assisting Clients in Avoiding Potential Creditors: What Actions Can an Attorney Take?" LISIAsset Protection Planning Newsletter #246 (June 9, 2014) at http://www.LeimbergServices.com ©Mary E. Vandenack 2014. Reproduction in ANY Form or Forwarding to ANY Person – Without Express Permission – Prohibited

New Medicare Tax Applies in 2013: Strategies for Minimizing the Cost - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, January 2013

"Notice 2016-39: Recovery of Investment in the Contract from Payments Received from a Qualified Benefit Plan during Phased Retirement" LISI Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning Newletter #658 (June 29, 2016) at http://www.LeimbergServices.com Copyright 2016 Mary E. Vandenack and Leimberg Information Services, Inc. (LISI). Reproduction in Any Form or Forwarding to Any Person Prohibited - Without Express Written Permission.

Planning For The Disabled Beneficiary: The Special Needs Estate Plan - Mary E. Vandenack , metroMAGAZINE, October 2008

Preventing Theft and Fraud Within Your Law Firm - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, Sept/Oct 2013

Pros & Cons of Portability in Estate Planning - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, March 2014

Protecting Your Rights to Intellectual Property - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, May 2014

Starting a New Business Part 1: "Should I Buy a Franchise" - Mark A. Williams , metroMAGAZINE, May 2011

Starting a New BusinessPart 2: "First Steps" - Mark A. Williams, metroMAGAZINE, June 2011

Tax Planning for Real Estate Investors and Professionals Considering the Net Investment Income Tax and Additional Self Employment Tax – Mary E. Vandenack,metroMAGAZINE, January 2014

The ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, Jan/Feb 2016

The Mini Private Foundation - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, January/February 2011

To Cloud or Not to Cloud, Law Practice Magazine, March/April 2016

Venture Capital Investments in Legal Services - Mary E. Vandenack, Law Practice Magazine, July/Aug 2013

Who Are Your Children & Descendants? Your Will in a Time of Unique Parental Situations - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, Sept 2013

Year End Tax Planning Tips - Mary E. Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, Nov 2011

Year End Tax Thoughts: Estate Planning - Mary E Vandenack, metroMAGAZINE, November 2009

Your Will If You Have No Will - Mary E. Vandenack , metroMAGAZINE, September2010

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