Beneficiary Deeds

Beneficiary Deeds

When a client indicates that their largest asset is their residence and it’s free and clear of any debt, a beneficiary deed may be a great way to accomplish their estate plan, namely avoiding probate. A beneficiary deed is a deed that transfers title to the grantee...

Pointers for a Non-Compete Agreement

Pointers for a Non-Compete Agreement

Often employers require new employees to sign a “non-compete” agreement as a condition of employment. A non-compete agreement prohibits the employee from competing with the employer for a period of time after the employee ceases to be employed by the employer, whether...

Have You Been Defamed – Part VII

Have You Been Defamed – Part VII

Once you have determined that no privilege bars your claim for defamation, you must then look and see if any other defenses unrelated to privilege apply. First, if you were to consent to the statement’s publication, regardless of whether it was defamatory and...

No, That’s Not Free Speech

No, That’s Not Free Speech

These days it seems that everyone is protesting something. Trump supporters. Trump haters. Antifa. NFL players. Teachers. Black Lives Matter. White Nationalists. And indeed, it seems that everyone has an opinion about those protests. Putting aside the merits of any...