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Accessing the Black Box - Attorney-Client Privilege in the Area of Estate Litigation

While the doctrine of attorney-client privilege usually functions as an inaccessible black box, there are a few exceptions that apply in the area of estate litigation. This article first sets the foundation for what attorney-client privilege actually entails. From there, the article explains each of the few exceptions that apply in estate litigation. In the end, the law is interest in the decedent's wishes, and to know those wishes it is sometimes necessary to open the black box of attorney client privilege

Director and Officer Liability Requires Intentional or Knowing Violations

The Nevada Supreme Court has just made director and officer liability harder to reach.

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Lawsuits, Alexander Hamilton, and the Cost of Principle

A lawsuit is not always worth the price.

When a Contract Isn't a Contract

For a contract to be enforceable, it generally needs to be clear and specific.

When a Will May Not be the Way

A will or trust is a valuable estate planning tool, but in some situations they may not necessarily be valid or enforceable.

Avoiding a Messy Business Divorce

Careful planning can help you avoid a messy breakup with your business partners.

California Limited Scope Representation

A brief introduction to the concept of Limited Scope Representation and how it could be used in cases in California state court.

What is Considered Separate Property in a Divorce?

Separate property is property that one spouse obtained prior to the marriage or after the separation date for the marriage. But, it also includes: (see article)

Could Your Business Be Headed Towards a Partnership Dispute?

Sometimes, disagreements between business partners escalate to disputes that necessitate legal action. It is possible to take steps to avoid this situation, starting with understanding what factors sometimes make it difficult for partners to work together for the duration.

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