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It’s been a week since the passing of legendary singer Prince. In recent news, a petition for the administration of his Estate was filed because Prince died without a Trust or Will. Surprisingly, he is not the first celebrity to pass without proper estate planning. Past examples include Heath Ledger, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Winehouse.
In our current generation, there are many individuals taking care of both their parents and minor children. These individuals are sometimes called the “Sandwich Generation.” Being a caregiver to your parents as well as a parent to your children means that there are many responsibilities and obligations.
The climate in California for Employers is not getting any easier. Lawmakers are indeed making it expensive to run a business, which is why it is so important to stay on top of the changes! Here are two major changes in employment law that took place in California just a few days ago…
Our of Counsel Ken Weinfield gave a guest lecture at the Skyline College Business Law class taught by our Associate Angel Riley on Thursday, March 24. Addressing various intellectual property topics, Ken found the students particularly interested in questions of copyright infringement concerning the music and fashion industries. Other topics covered included trademark, trade secrets and patent law.
Are you planning on buying or selling real estate? Make sure you know whose side your agent is on – the buyer’s, seller’s or both. When a real estate agent represents both a buyer and seller in a real estate transaction, this is called dual agency. While legal, to be a dual agent requires your realtor to provide specific, written disclosures to the property owner and buyer and obtain their written consent. Failure to disclose dual agency involves serious risk and liability by the agent.