This article is about the classification of a ‘worker’. As W-2s, 1099s, K-1s, and other tax documents make their way through the mail during this tax season, it’s a good time to think about the status of someone who is working for you or providing services to your business. Is t... continue reading »
It is that dreaded time of year again when you drop off that pile of paperwork with your accountant and anxiously await the outcome of your tax return. Our accountant friends have been busy doing double duty working hard to digest and understand the new tax legislation that President Trump sign... continue reading »
I typically get a lot of clients who are confused when it comes to workers’ compensation claims and what it means if the claim is accepted or if it’s denied. This may sound like an easy distinction, but in the world of workers’ compensation, it is not always abundantly clear. This article w... continue reading »
This is a question we often hear after a title company or realtor warns a client that they can’t close until they go through probate. The basic answer is that a dead person can’t sign a deed. That’s pretty obvious but I will give you several examples where people often think they will n... continue reading »
Attorney Laura J. Hansen is our author today, and she has written the following article about buy-sell agreements. In a previous article, Ms. Hansen discussed the importance of succession planning for business owners. For a business to withstand the test of time and become a ‘legacy’ ... continue reading »
When a person experiences a work place injury they are often confused as to what types of benefits they may be entitled to. Quite often I get phone calls and walk-ins wanting some guidance on what an accepted workers’ compensation claim entitles the injured worker to. This article will focus so... continue reading »
I represent a lot of landlords around the area and while some are very familiar with the eviction process, others are not. Today’s article will focus on the eviction process and what to expect when a landlord wishes to terminate a lease agreement with a tenant.
The most common form of ev... continue reading »
When a person experiences a work place injury they are often confused as to what types of benefits they may be entitled to. Quite often I get phone calls and walk-ins wanting some guidance on what an accepted workers’ compensation claim entitles the injured worker to. Given the complexity of te... continue reading »
What’s involved in buying a business? It may be as simple as purchasing a truck, inventory, and equipment or as much as purchasing all the shares of a corporation.
One way to proceed with the purchase of a business is to buy all the assets related to the operation of that business. This ... continue reading »
Often a new business is started with high expectations of success and profits, perhaps on a national or worldwide scale. We imagine that our little company will grow into the next Honeywell, Microsoft, or dare we say Snapchat. Or we just imagine that our company will succeed in the town in which ... continue reading »