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Close of the Year Checklist

Close of the Year Checklist

Is your employee handbook updated? There were substantial changes to employment laws in 2021 with more being implemented in 2022. Are your corporate filings up-to-date and are your records current? Are you aware of new federal reporting requirements for 2022 and prepared to comply with the new rules? Have you considered the California state and …

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A Californian’s Move to Nevada Requirements for California Non-Residency and Nevada Residency

A Californian’s Move to Nevada Requirements for California Non-Residency and Nevada Residency

Authored by Mark Lobb Nevada remains one of the top states California residents are moving to as the result of various reasons. In 2019 and 2020, the combined total number of California residents who surrendered their drivers licenses to the State of Nevada was just over 70,000. In 2020, Californians represented 43% of those from …

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Intentional Wage Theft to Carry Increased Criminal Liability

CALIFORNIA EMPLOYER UPDATE: Intentional Wage Theft to Carry Increased Criminal Liability

 Authored by Chandra Winter California employers often feel they are navigating a mine field when it comes to maintaining wage and hour compliance in the ever-changing landscape of California law. One of the latest changes to that landscape, AB 1003 was signed into law by Governor Newsom on September 27, 2021 and will go into effect …

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Current Status of Trust and Estate Planning: Rule Changes Remain Fluid in Washington

Authored by Mark Lobb A revised 1,684 pages of the Build Back Better Act (the “Act”) was released on October 28, 2021.  This revised text was referenced by President Biden as the “Framework.”  The prior proposed changes in the Act which would have substantially altered traditional estate planning with grantor trusts and other items have …

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Litigation Update Proposition 65 Enforcement Actions

Authored by Kevin Abbott In the course of representing our business clients, far too often we see well-meaning laws turned into a method for attorneys to wring money out of profitable enterprises on flimsy rationales. We have seen this in employment claims, ADA claims, and now most recently in claims that clients have violated California’s …

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Nevada Asset Protection Trust: Wealth Preservation for Californians

By Attorney Kristin Gifford The topic of asset protection continues to heat up for wealthy Californians and California business owners as the anti-wealth and unfriendly business legislation continues to roll out of Sacramento. California has the distinction of being ranked the second worst “hellhole” state for its litigation climate, the second worst environment for taxes and …

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