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Silver Linings for Businesses Facing Class Action Suits

Silver Linings for Businesses Facing Class Action Suits | Legal | Scoop.it
Supreme Court decision suggests possible remedies employers can utilize to minimize or even potentially eliminate consumer class action lawsuits.Many commentators have championed the recent ruling in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, No. 14-857 as a win for consumers.  
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Old Tax Planning Can Cost Your Family

Old Tax Planning Can Cost Your Family | Legal | Scoop.it
If you’re married and prepared an estate plan before 2010, you likely planned to minimize estate taxes as most married couples did at that time. That is, you probably have revocable living trust that provides for the creation of a Family (also known as Credit Shelter or Bypass) Trust and a Marital Trust following your death.
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A Secret Will Is Useless

A Secret Will Is Useless | Legal | Scoop.it
SO YOU HAVE A WILL….BUT WHERE IS IT? Last month, we explained what a Will does, and what a Will doesn’t do. It does provide for the disposition of assets titled in your name to your chosen beneficiaries, who may or may not be your natural heirs.
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Cyber Security Attack Protection Steps | Visual.ly

Cyber Security Attack Protection Steps | Visual.ly | Legal | Scoop.it
Think your business is too small to worry about a Cyber Security Attack? By the end of 2014, according to NSBA’s Year-End Economic Report, half of small businesses reported having been the victim ofa cyber-attack (up from 44 percent in 2013).
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Silver Linings for Businesses Facing Class Action Suits

Silver Linings for Businesses Facing Class Action Suits | Legal | Scoop.it

Supreme Court decision suggests possible remedies employers can utilize to minimize or even potentially eliminate consumer class action lawsuits.Many commentators have championed the recent ruling in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, No. 14-857 as a win for consumers.  

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What is Illinois' First Refusal Child Custody Law? | Visual.ly

What is Illinois' First Refusal Child Custody Law? | Visual.ly | Legal | Scoop.it
The Laws Surrounding Divorce, child custody and visitation in Illinois are frequently under review and recent changes by the state legislature have pu
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Don’t Lose the Federal Estate Tax Exclusion Available at Your Spouse's Death...

Don’t Lose the Federal Estate Tax Exclusion Available at Your Spouse's Death... | Legal | Scoop.it

Each of us is entitled to a Lifetime Federal Gift and Estate Tax Exclusion ($5.43 million for decedent’s dying in 2015).  You can give this amount away during your life or leave it to anyone at your death without paying any federal gift or estate tax.

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Chicago Divorce Lawyers, Family Law Attorneys, Child Custody in DuPage, Cook, Kane, Lake, Winnebago, Rolling Meadows

Chicago Divorce Law Attorneys & Family Lawyers at Waltz Palmer & Dawson represent divorce, Alimony and maintenance, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support Law cases in in DuPage, Cook, Kane, Lake, Winnebago, Rolling Meadows.
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Chicago Business Lawyers, Corporate Law Attorneys in DuPage County, Cook, Kane, Lake, Winnebago, Rolling Meadows

Chicago Business Attorneys of Waltz, Palmer & Dawson provide legal services in business and corporate law. Call Corporate Law Attorney in DuPage County, Cook, Kane, Lake, Winnebago, Rolling Meadows at 847-253-8800.
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4 Potential Lawsuits that Small Business Owners Need to Watch Out For

4 Potential Lawsuits that Small Business Owners Need to Watch Out For | Legal | Scoop.it
When starting a business one of the last things on the business owner’s mind is the possibility of a future lawsuit. Unfortunately, both small and large businesses face the risk of a possible lawsuit and a majority of those lawsuits are frivolous.
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Arbitration Agreements in Employment Agreements for Illinois Businesses Now Invalid?

Arbitration Agreements in Employment Agreements for Illinois Businesses Now Invalid? | Legal | Scoop.it
Employers in the past had the ability to thwart an employee’s ability to litigate an employment law related claim in court, whether on their own behalf or as a class-action against the employer. 
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Is a Collaborative Divorce Right for You?

Is a Collaborative Divorce Right for You? | Legal | Scoop.it

Not all divorces have to be acrimonious, long-fought court battles. Increasingly, couples want to take the animosity and anger out of their divorce proceedings. In these cases, divorcing couples turn to divorce lawyers who have experience guiding clients through a collaborative divorce. For more details Visit: http://www.wpdlegal.com

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10 Tips To Negotiating Your Commercial Lease Agreement | Waltz Palmer Dawson

10 Tips To Negotiating Your Commercial Lease Agreement | Waltz Palmer Dawson | Legal | Scoop.it
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So You Have a Will….Think Probate Won’t Be Necessary? | Waltz Palmer Dawson

So You Have a Will….Think Probate Won’t Be Necessary? | Waltz Palmer Dawson | Legal | Scoop.it
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Non-Compete 2 Year Rule: How long will it last?

Non-Compete 2 Year Rule: How long will it last? | Legal | Scoop.it

There is a judicial split between federal judges in the Northern District of Illinois and the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, on the issue of whether two (2) years of continued employment is required for adequate consideration to support a non-competition provision in an employment contract under Illinois law. 

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Waltz, Palmer & Dawson- Palmer Divorce in America at a Glance | Visual.ly

Waltz, Palmer & Dawson- Palmer Divorce in America at a Glance | Visual.ly | Legal | Scoop.it

Some Sobering statistics that all couples should consider and discuss with their parter before "I do" becomes "I don't." Between 40 to 50% of all first time married couples that walk down the aisle will one day walk in to a courtroom.

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Appealing Commercial Property Taxes - Waltz Palmer Dawson

Appealing Commercial Property Taxes - Waltz Palmer Dawson | Legal | Scoop.it
Information about appealing commercial property taxes - real estate lawyer, Waltz, Palmer & Dawson LLC, 847-253-8800
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ENFORCING RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS GETS MORE UNCLEAR

ENFORCING RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS GETS MORE UNCLEAR | Legal | Scoop.it
Illinois employers should expect that Fifield’s bright line ruling will remain law in state courts until the Illinois Supreme Court weighs in on the issue.
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Chicago Criminal Defense Attorneys, DUI Law Firm in DuPage, Cook, Kane, Lake, Winnebago, Rolling Meadows

Chicago Criminal Defense Attorneys of Waltz, Palmer & Dawson provide legal services for burglary, assault, white collar crime and DUI in DuPage, Cook, Kane, Cook, Lake, Winnebago, Rolling Meadows, McHenry and Winnebago Counties...
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Chicago Estate Planning Lawyers, Probate Lawyers in DuPage County, Cook, Kane, Lake, Winnebago, Rolling Meadows

The Chicago Estate Planning Attorneys are expert in estate planning, wills, trusts and probate Law cases in DuPage County, Cook, Kane, Lake, Winnebago, Rolling Meadows. Call Waltz, Palmer & Dawson today at 847-253-8800.
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