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What is the role of litigation in business?

Why Is Litigation Better Than Alternative Dispute Resolution?

When a legal issue arises, there are a few options the disputing parties have to reach a solution. Two potential methods are litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Each method has pros and cons, and the best option depends on your specific circumstances and resources. Identifying the correct route for your ideal outcome requires a …

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What Are the Main Steps in Estate Planning?

What Are the Main Steps in Estate Planning?

At Lobb & Plewe, we take pride in helping high-net-worth individuals with their estate planning needs. Planning for the future is an important part of securing hard-earned resources and ensuring said resources are distributed to beneficiaries according to the estate holder’s wishes. If you are in need of assistance with estate planning, our attorneys can …

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Are Business Lawyers and Corporate Lawyers the Same?

Are Business Lawyers and Corporate Lawyers the Same?

Though business law and corporate law are similar and may overlap in certain circumstances, there are distinct differences between the two. However, most corporate lawyers will manage business law, too. Some aspects overlap to such a degree that they are interchangeable. Here are what each handles: Corporate lawyers manage: Corporate assets International contracts Business incorporation …

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What Is the Difference Between Corporate and Business Law?

What Is the Difference Between Corporate and Business Law?

Corporate and business laws are meant to apply to business entities, which means that they also include sole proprietorships, LLCs, and partnerships. As corporations are a type of business entity, sometimes the difference between business and corporate law can seem confusing. Even though corporate and business law sound like they both cover cases involving companies, …

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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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Portman-Cardin bill includes IRA Preservation Act

Attorney Aaron Hegji of Lobb & Plewe, LLP, and a director of the Coalition For American Retirement (CFAR) is pleased to announce that legislation prepared by the CFAR is included in the Portman Cardin retirement savings bill (the Retirement Security and Savings Act) introduced by senators Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Ben Cardin, D-Md. The senators …

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Trust

Trustees Responsibility when Trustee has Sole and Absolute Discretion

A trustee is bound by the terms of the trust agreement. The performance of his or her duties, including and especially making distributions to beneficiaries, must strictly comply with the trust terms. However, more and more trusts, especially those utilizing advanced estate, tax, and asset protection planning techniques, provide an independent trustee with sole and …

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