5 Popular Asset Protection Planning Tools

Whether you are a real estate investor or business owner, if you have assets, they are worth protecting. You owe it to yourself and your beneficiaries to implement an asset protection plan that will safeguard your assets in the event that something goes wrong. When considering how to best protect your assets, you should be aware of some of the most popular asset protection planning tools available to you. Cardon Law is a Pleasant Grove real estate and business law …

Estate Tax vs Inheritance Tax: What’s the Difference?

After the passing of a loved one, money is probably the last thing on your mind. However, when it comes to inheriting money from a deceased family member, it is important that you understand what portion of that money is subject to federal or state taxes. Likewise, when ensuring you understand what amount of your inheritance may be taxed, it is crucial you comprehend the difference between estate tax and inheritance tax.  Cardon Law is a Pleasant Grove real estate …

5 Ways to Prepare Your Company for a Merger and Acquisition

Preparing for a company acquisition or a merger comes with many time-consuming challenges. In order to have a successful and stress-free sale, you’ll need an organized management team, dedicated advisors, and professional legal counsel throughout the process. These individuals will need to understand the essential components of an M&A transaction, including the financial, legal, and business issues that may present themselves throughout the process.  Without trusted and experienced professionals guiding you through the process, your company may encounter dangerous and …

What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Next Business

Developing a business from a modest start to the point where it boasts an impressive dollar value requires significant time, effort, and soul. After pouring their blood, sweat, and tears into the company, many small business owners see selling off their company as selling off a part of themselves. A momentous step for any business, entrepreneurs typically spend hours and hours agonizing over whether to sell their company before reaching a final conclusion. This time expended is reasonable, as there …

6 Questions to Ask Before Completing a Merger & Acquisition

Pulling off a merger or acquisition that ends in prosperity is not a simple task to undertake. Business deals such as these require thorough planning, due diligence, and legal counsel to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible. During this stressful and exciting process, it can be all too easy to allow some important questions to slip your mind. To better protect your interests during a company merger or acquisition, there are multiple questions to which you need answers. What …

How an Acquisition Impacts Your Business’s Growth

A company’s long-term success often depends on consistent growth and profitability increases throughout the year. While there may be many strategies for growing businesses, various companies choose business acquisition as their primary approach for their market increase. However, acquiring a business and integrating it with another can be complicated and come with many challenges. A business lawyer plays a vital role in a successful business acquisition. Cardon Law has years of experience working with organizations to help them buy businesses. …