Summertime, our children live for it… Parents spend much of the year trying to plan for it… Lazy summer days, ice pops, trips to the beach and family trips and visits are the best part of this time of year. We encourage you to have fun and since we are your lawyers, here are a […]
About Kelly Sturmthal, Esq.
Kelly C. Sturmthal is a senior partner of DSM Law, a solutions-oriented estate and business planning law firm, with nearly 25 years of experience in Estate Planning, General Business, Succession/Exit Business Planning and Consulting. Combined with practical experience in many facets of estate planning and business ownership, Kelly brings practical real world knowledge to address the legal and business needs of her clients.
Parents always think of their children as their children. DSM Law wishes to remind our clients and their families that their child is considered an adult at the age of 18. It is unbelievable how quickly children grow up. Bittersweet, I say from one parent to another. As you venture down this new path, there […]
Some changes to a trust will suffice with a simple amendment, while other changes require a complete restatement of the trust. Contact us today to discuss your situation and to determine what is right for you.
February is a time for telling others how much we care. The team at DSM Law would like to take this opportunity to “Thank You” for being our client. This month, protect the ones you love by storing critical documents and organizing your final wishes in the DSM Law Family Binder. The binder is a […]
With 2018 in full swing, many of us have new year resolutions that we are focused on achieving. Time moves forward, and goals drop off as we become busy caring for our family; life and calendars get full. It can be challenging to set aside time and prepare for the future. We plan so many […]
In the event of the passing of a loved one, we may find ourselves on the receiving end of an inheritance. While generally not subject to equitable distribution, an inheritance may be considered a marital asset under certain conditions.
The subject of Last Will and Testament, Estate Planning and Probate can be difficult conversations given the association with preparing for a death. However, understanding the importance of these documents and how they can assist a family before a time of grieving occurs, can eliminate unnecessary stress on family members during a difficult and challenging […]
So many decisions are made at this time of life for your child. You both are going through some major adjustments as you send your son or daughter off to school, on a trip or off to work. In addition to the many things you have prepared to protect your family, here are 2 more things […]