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John B. Stutt

John Stutt’s Legal Guides

20 total


  • One of the Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes –Planning Now Avoids Emergency Costs.

    3. What assets make up your estate? The amount in terms of your debt can cause severe liquidity problems for your loved ones after you die. For example, if you have a number of notes from mortgages

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  • One of the Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes –Failure to Plan for Blended Families

    Many people do not understand that the signing of a will does not take care of their children. Many people think that because they have an informal agreement with their second spouse to have similar

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  • BUYER’S DUTY TO USE DUE DILIGENCE IN PURCHASE OF COMMERCIAL LAND

    Thereafter, he signed a lease which contained an option to buy after 3 years. Initially, the buyer had approached the real estate agent to find out information about the property. The information was

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  • As a Business Person it is Important to Read Powers of Attorney

    The case emphasizes the importance of reading Powers of Attorney before you sign them. An individual gave his financial advisor a Power of Attorney that applied to not only the specific transaction w

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  • Ten Top Mistakes Sellers Make

    Tips 1-5 1. Belief that the Sale is Buyer Beware when it is Seller Beware if they do not disclose. 2. No knowledge of what repair or improvement will help sell the house faster. 3. No knowledge of

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  • As a Business Person it is Important to Read Powers of Attorney

    The case emphasizes the importance of reading Powers of Attorney before you sign them. An individual gave his financial advisor a Power of Attorney that applied to not only the specific transaction w

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  • Succession issues for the family business. # 1 Small business owners face special challenges.

    Will such resources be independent of the day to day business operations? If not, business downturns will impact the owner’s retirement income. #3 The company’s adjustment. How will the company s

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  • Elder Law-Part One

    Many different forms of elder abuse exist. They seem to mutate over time. We will discuss them in two parts: Financial and Physical. We offer significant trouble spots for an elder in todays world. FINANCIAL ABUSE A. Abusive Pay-off of Personal Injury Settlements. Consider the f...

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  • Elder Law-Part Two

    II. PHYSICAL ABUSE The reports of physical abuse of elders continue to appear. A. Suit Against Skilled Nursing Facility for Punitive Damages. Upon hospital discharge, an elder was a resident of a health care center. While there, her pressure ulcer on her right heel worsened. The ...

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  • Advice on Contracts for a Limited Liability Company in Wisconsin

    With respect to any customer that you have, make it very clear that the company is contracting with this LLC. In order to do that, typically the first part of the contract identifies the parties and

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