What Does A Community Property Interest In A Limited Liability Company (LLC) Get You?

A member’s interest in an LLC may be community property if that interest was acquired during marriage. However, the member’s right to participate in the management and conduct of the business entity is not community […]

Have You Had “The Talk”?

Okay, not that “talk”, but the other one; the one about what happens when you die or become […]

Hey, Backup!

In order for a business to be successful, it must stay in business. One of the reasons many businesses fail is the loss of their data. […]

Documents For Divorce

If you, a friend, or a loved one is going through a divorce, what estate paperwork should you or they […]

Where Is Your Corporate Book?

Every entity, whether it is a corporation or an LLC (limited liability company), should keep and maintain a corporate or entity book… When is the last time that you saw your entity book? […]

When Do You Have Authority To Act As Agent Or Executor?

If you are listed as an Agent under a Power of Attorney, or an Executor in a Will, when do you have authority to act?

Powers of Attorney

Medical Power of Attorney:

For a Medical Power of Attorney, you only have authority to act when your “Principal” (the person making the Power of Attorney) is unable to make […]

What Is The Best Address for A Registered Agent To Use?

We recommend that the Registered Agent of an entity list his or her home address with the Secretary of State’s office as the address for receiving notice.

The burden is on the entity to make sure the current address for the Registered Agent and Registered Office is on file with the Secretary of State. Often times, […]

When Should A Business Hire An Attorney For Commercial Collections?

I have been handling commercial collections for over 20 years. Getting the judgment is usually the easy part. Collections are a whole other […]

Who Gets Your Retirement Accounts?

You might be surprised! Let’s look at the following examples.

Husband names wife as his beneficiary on his 401(k). Husband and wife divorce and the wife gives up any claim she has to the husband’s 401(k) in the divorce settlement. Husband never gets around to updating his beneficiary designation on the 401(k). Husband dies. Who […]

Employers Must Now Tell Employees About Their Rights To Unionize

As of August 25, 2011, the NLRB now requires all private-sector employers covered by the NLRA to post a union rights notice. The posting requirement applies whether your business is unionized or not, and regardless of whether your business is located in a Right to Work state or not. […]