One of the most frequent questions that families ask is whether a Will is good enough, or whether they should establish a Trust as well. Often, the answer is, “it depends.” Depending on your financial and estate planning goals, a Trust may be […]
Let’s face it – end-of-life planning is an extremely tough issue to talk about. Most individuals and families avoid the topic entirely because, well, it’s not easy thinking death, disability, and circumstances in which one is imagining and planning for irreversible medical circumstances […]
1. What happens if I die without a Will? If you die without a Will, what you own (your “assets”) in your name alone will be divided among your spouse, domestic partner, children, or other relatives according to state law. The court […]
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California’s Rest Break laws can be difficult for any business to wrap its head around. With California’s laws constantly changing and multiple sources of authority all weighing in on what employers must do, it […]
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You go to work as usual and in reading the day’s mail, you see an envelope from California EDD. As […]
Between all of the protests, marches, twitter debates, and late show sketches, 2017 has thus far been a turbulent time for politics, regardless of your political orientation, party, or viewpoint, or those of colleagues, employees, and coworkers. Most businesses, however, would prefer that […]
There’s a saying – 1 bad customer is worse than 1, 000 good customers. Every day, in small businesses across the country, business owners deal with customers that are unreasonable, difficult, or have overly unrealistic expectations.
Sometimes, businesses feel like they’re doubling over backward […]
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One of the top questions we get in the area of corporate governance is whether an officer of a corporation is an employee.
Such a common question should have […]
New California Laws Severely Restrict Inquiries
about Job Applicants’ Criminal History
Is your business still asking applicants about their criminal history in making hiring decisions? California state law and municipal regulations continue to expand “ban the […]