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When is the Right Time to Get Your Estate Planning Affairs in Order?

By: Valerie A. Powers Smith, Esq. Download the pdf The answer is, now. Whether it is because you have yet to do your estate plan or

Posted in Environmental and Natural Resources

What is Communications Law?

Communications law involves the practice of law associated with the exchange of information using technology. Any law pertaining to the regulation and use of electronic

Posted in Civil Litigation

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

A lawsuit with many plaintiffs is known as a class action lawsuit. In this type of case, multiple people accuse the defendant of wrongdoing. The

Posted in Corporate and Banking

2019 REQUIREMENTS FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING

Senate Bill 1343 Law Senate Bill 1343 was approved by Governor Jerry Brown in September 2018. Starting in January 2019, SB1343 requires that all employers

Posted in Labor and Employment

What is Business Organization Law?

Business organization law refers to the body of law that is responsible for the creation, management, and dissolution of businesses. There are various ways to

Posted in Civil Litigation

January 2019 will bring several new employment laws that will affect your business:

LEAVES OF ABSENCE AND BENEFITS Paid Family Leave Lactation Accommodation HIRING PRACTICES Salary History Criminal Background Checks DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION PROTECTIONS Harassment – Defamation

Posted in Labor and Employment

What is Business Law?

Business law, also known as commercial law or mercantile law, is the law that governs business practices between individuals and commercial matters. The team of

Posted in Civil Litigation

What is Bankruptcy Law?

The focus of bankruptcy laws is to help people solve and repay their debts after incurring substantial losses. There were bankruptcy laws in the US

Posted in Civil Litigation

What is Appellate Law Practice?

A trial may not be the end of a case, and one or both parties may want to appeal a part or the full trial

Posted in Civil Litigation

The Use of Special Needs Trusts in Estate Planning

Special Needs Trusts Most parents want to leave assets to their children when they die. If an individual with a significant cognitive disability receives assets, they

Posted in Estate Planning and Administration, Special Needs & Elder Law, Trust, Estate, and Probate Litigation

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