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    Sometimes it seems that home-based offices are as common as snowflakes in Alaska.  Corporate downsizing has played a role.  And personal computers, modems, and faxes have made it easy for a home office to communicate with the world at the push of a button. Starting a business at home has lots of pluses.  You’re comfortable…

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    Trusts, Fiduciary Duties and the Family Enterprise A trust is a legal relationship in which the legal title to property is severed from the equitable title. In the United States, trusts are a matter of state law, as opposed to federal law. There are three participant sin every trust relationship: (1) a “grantor,” “settlor,”or “trustor”…