Entries by Bradley Erickson

Good Deed, Bad Deed

Over the more than 12 years that I’ve been writing this column, I have offered up numerous reasons why a non-lawyer should not write and/or execute his or her own deed.   Examples include the fact that adding someone not presently on the title is interpreted as an irrevocable gift of a portion of the […]

If they can rip off William Webster…..

they can rip off anyone. “I was a federal judge,”  William Webster said.  “I was the director of the FBI, director of the CIA, and I was the target of an elder fraud scheme.”  Mr. Webster is older now, actually 98.  He and his wife Lynda Webster were scared to death by someone who called […]

Fraud, Fraud, FRAUD!

Travels through Real Estate Law by Tom Brodersen, Esq.   It’s part of the tragedy of our times that you can no longer assume that you are being given true, reliable information in so many situations.   One can argue that it starts in the media, where so many advertising messages are aimed at consumers […]