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I am an assistant in a lawyer’s office. We all know that lawyers are expensive.  There are situations though that call for the experience and expertise of a professional and when hiring an attorney is necessary. By being an informed client, you may save quite a bit on attorney fees.  Not by hiring just any...
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The Corporate Transparency Act Effective: January 1, 2024 As of January 1, 2024, there is a new federal reporting regime with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network or FinCEN as it is referred to. The new regime took effect on Jan 1, 2024, and the new forms were only made available on New Year’s Day. Up...
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Disaster can strike at any time, and with little to no notice. Living in an area like Arizona, a lot of us are lucky to avoid some of the regular events that can affect many others, (i.e. blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, etc.). But that doesn’t mean we are exempt from catastrophes. And our neighbors in...
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When I first started at the law firm over 2 years ago, I was coming from a role in local government. I didn’t understand the ins and outs of Probate. I knew it involved the legal system once someone died, but that was the extent of my understanding. It didn’t take long for my on-the-job...
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It is more important than ever that all business owners carry workers’ compensation insurance (WCI). It is required in Arizona, California and in most states. If an employer does not have WCI, then the employee may sue the employer under tort law, which includes the possibility of punitive damages.  On the other hand, if an...
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As several of my clients are also fellow landlords, I thought it might be helpful to discuss the moratoriums on evictions that were in place and still are in some states. In the first quarter of 2020, the Federal government issued moratoriums on evictions.  This had a fairly limited effect because it only had jurisdiction...
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Now more than ever, an employer should have an employee handbook, company manual and/or company policies (“Employer Policy”) and review them in light of the remote working environment. Employees need to read those lengthy manuals and emails of “new company policy” and understand that they govern their behavior whether they are in the office or...
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The CDC is the go-to authority and is regularly updating its guidelines and criteria for employers. Complying with its guidance, is not only helpful to all business’ constituents, but provides the employer with a strong defense. It is possible that a negligence claim could be raised by not only employees, but clients, customers, or visitors,...
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What Happens When Someone Dies with Assets in Different States?
With our mobile society, it is not unusual for someone to pass away and have assets across state lines. This is more common post Covid and among middle income families. This can be confusing for the family members and person entrusted with managing a person’s estate, but thankfully the different states’ legal systems have considered...
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You might be surprised to know, (or not), that pets CAN be a huge part of Trust and Estate Planning. For example, Oprah Winfrey has established a pet trust for her doggies leaving them a cool $30 million for their well-being! One that everyone likely remembers is Leona Hemsley leaving her entire wealth to her...
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