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

Authored by Mark Lobb Negotiations continue in Washington over President Biden’s $3.5 trillion economic spending and tax package. At the time of drafting this article, the House Budget Committee is advancing a version of the economic package, setting up possible votes on the floor of the chamber later this week. Lawmakers voted 20-17 in a …

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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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Business Transactions

Our Corporate Department at Lobb & Plewe, can help you with all of your business transactional needs. From inception of your business to consummating an exit strategy, we will provide you the full range of business transactional legal services throughout the entire life cycle of your business. FORMING YOUR BUSINESS We will help you select …

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California’s New Independent Contractor Classification Test

The continued attacks by California’s legislature and courts on businesses and their owners’ ability to operate in this state has reached a new low. On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court virtually eliminated businesses’ ability to utilize independent contractors through its decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court. If anyone currently works …

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