The start of the new year is a great time to review your legal needs and make sure you have all of your affairs in order. There are many important topics that should be discussed with your lawyer at this time, including estate planning, business law, and more.
Estate planning is an important area to discuss with a lawyer each year as it can help ensure that assets are passed on according to one’s wishes after death. An attorney can provide advice about wills and trusts as well as other documents like powers of attorney or healthcare directives so that all necessary paperwork is up-to-date for the current year.
Business owners may need assistance from their lawyers when creating contracts or dealing with any potential legal disputes related to their businesses during the upcoming year. Your lawyer will be able to advise you on how best protect yourself legally while operating within applicable laws throughout 2023.
Finally if there were any court cases pending over 2022 then these should also be reviewed by a qualified professional who understands local laws so they may offer guidance about what steps must take place for resolution moving forward into 2022 . Overall having conversations early in January will give both parties enough time prepare adequately for whatever might come ahead throughout this coming calendar 12 months.