Secure Transactions and Blanket Liens

At the I-NEDA annual conference Sam Kreamer discussed some of the dangers that occur when blanket liens are involved in transactions. This issue is by no means an easy topic, and that’s why we’re here to help. Click the link to download the PowerPoint used that shows examples of the step... (Continue reading...)



Beer Sponsorship

One of our favorite events of the year is coming up. On July 23rd, Kreamer Law Firm will be sponsoring the beer tent at the Historic Valley Junction’s event, Music in Junction. From 5:30-8:30pm stop by, say hi, and grab a cold beer to enjoy!  Read More



Picking an Executor: Part 2

In the last blog post, I answered two very important questions to consider when picking an executor: ‘what is an executor?’ and ‘what are the duties of the executor?” This blog will explore two more issues regarding picking an executor. CAN AN EXECUTOR BE (PERSONALLY) LIABLE TO AN ESTATE? Executors... (Continue reading...)



Picking An Executor: Part 1

Estate planning is not about dying. It is about attaining the peace of mind that what you want done will get done when you are no longer there to make your wishes known. In this and the next few blogs, I’ll go through some common estate planning questions and considerations. WHAT IS AN EXECUTOR? An... (Continue reading...)



Don’t Screw Up Your Start Up!

On Monday Sam Kreamer was back on Insight on Business – The News Hour with Michael Libbie going over some of the Do’s and Don’t’s of business start ups. Click the link below to listen to the podcast! Don’t Screw Up Your Start Up!    Read More



Getting What You Pay For When Buying a Restaurant-Part Two

Last week, we answered a couple questions about what happens to food and liquor inventory during the sale of a restaurant. Our clients have also inquired as to whether the licenses from the health inspectors or alcoholic beverages division can be transferred to the new owner of the restaurant. FOOD/HEALTH... (Continue reading...)



Picking an Executor-Part 3

“WHO” TO CHOOSE? The single most important characteristic for an executor is their willingness to carry out your wishes as expressed in your Will. Commonly, our clients want their Spouse to serve as the primary executor, and if their Spouse is unable, or unwilling, to serve as executor, they pick... (Continue reading...)



Picking an Executor-Part Two

In our last blog post, I answered two very important questions to consider when picking an executor: ‘what is an executor?’ and ‘what are the duties of the executor?” Today, I’d like to answer two more questions that frequently come up and share the answers with you. WHAT ARE LIABILITIES OF... (Continue reading...)



What You Need to Know About Picking an Executor

One of the “tough” estate planning questions is who should be your executor. This decision requires consideration to multiple aspects including the duties, liabilities, and qualifications of the individual whom you select. In the next few blogs, I’ll go through the most common (and perhaps most... (Continue reading...)



Getting What You Pay For When Buying a Restaurant-Part One

Many times we have clients who come in for assistance in purchasing an existing restaurant. Typically the scenario is that Bill Buyer (B) is planning to buy a restaurant from Owen Owner (O).  B wonders if he can buy any of the liquor or food inventory that O has in stock.  He also wonders if any of... (Continue reading...)


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