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Ron Chauvel, a seasoned estate planning attorney at Chauvel & Glatt, LLP., has assisted clients with various family and health situations. Over the years, Ron has received requests from clients who are interested in creating their estate plan but as a result of medical conditions, were unable to travel to the law firm to discuss their needs. Naturally, Ron did what he could to accommodate the clients’ needs, including visiting the clients in their home.
The topic of intellectual property comes into play with the start of every new business. Specifically, when your products or services are identified by a word, symbol, design or even a sound, your trademark or service mark can be protected under trademark laws.
Change is inevitable. In terms of your estate planning, change is often unavoidable. Over time a number of things can happen: your assets may increase; you have more children; you divorced and want to change your Trustees or the guardians for your children. When changes occur to your estate planning, you may need either an Amendment, Restatement, and/or Codicil.
The controlled substance testing regulations apply to every person subject to the commercial driver’s license requirements who operates a commercial motor or passenger bus vehicle in commerce in any state. Motor and bus carriers must make sure that substance abuse testing and other related requirements are satisfied by all “employees” (which are defined in certain cases to include independent contractor drivers), mechanics and freight handlers.