Business Entities – Wyoming LLC’s Compared to Other Entities

By Jeff Van Fleet In 1977, Wyoming was the first State to institute Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) statutes. As a result, Wyoming has the oldest case law supporting LLC’s. An LLC provides the user the benefits of a Corporation for asset protection, but without the complex requirements and tax implications of a Corporation.  For those

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Amicable Divorce?

Amicable Divorce? By Jeff Van Fleet Is the phrase “amicable divorce” an oxymoron? Plainly speaking, no. But it takes effort. Amicable – adjective –meaning: (of relations between people) having a spirit of friendliness; without serious disagreement or rancor. Divorce – noun – the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body. The word

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Preparing Will, Trusts, and Estate Planning in Wyoming

By Jeff Van Fleet Nearly everyone can benefit from an estate plan. Your estate is comprised of everything you own – your home, vehicles, checking and savings accounts, life insurance, investments, and other personal possessions. No matter how large or small, everyone has an estate and something else in common – you can’t take it

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Divorcing Old Ideas: Notable Changes in Family Law

Attorney Jeff Van Fleet, Woodhouse Roden Nethercott, LLC Family Law has experienced changes in the last year. This article will briefly discuss changes in child support, low income calculators, shared custody, military retirement, tax deductions, alimony, and potential laws on the horizon. Wyoming: Changes in Child Support Calculations Wyoming uses an “Income Shares Model” to calculate

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LABORING THROUGH A WORKER’S COMPENSATION CASE

By:      Christopher M. Brennan[1] As a young attorney straight out of law school, I was itching to get some litigation experience. Unfortunately, the realities of the legal profession struck me hard: cases rarely go to trial. Then I received a phone call from an injured worker. He had hurt his back at work and the

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2018 Wyoming Child Support Changes

Big changes are making their way to Wyoming with regard to child support laws.  Beginning July 1, 2018, Wyoming will have a new way of calculating child support for shared custody. Wyoming uses an “Income Shares Model” to calculate child support, which is based on the concept that the child should receive the same proportion

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