The Cost of Estate Planning

October 2018

Are you concerned about the cost of estate planning?  Have you ever considered what the cost could be if you do not have an estate plan in place? This brief video features estate planning attorney Karen Schlotthauer as she discusses cost and why it is economical to have your estate plan in place. If you… Read more >

Why is Guardianship Important to Estate Planning?

October 2018

A guardian is a party that’s legally appointed to handle an individual’s decisions. The head of our Trusts & Estates group, David Ness, explains the importance it can play with estate planning. If you need more information about our Trusts & Estates group, click here

Farmer Co-ops and Illegal Pricing

October 2018

Farmers are commonly known as “price takers” not “price givers.” This is because most farm operations are small in comparison to agribusiness suppliers. This was certainly true when the first farmer co-ops were created in the 19th century, and even more true today in the wake of mega-mergers in the agriculture industry. As the industry… Read more >

Donald Chance Mark Jr. Inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers

October 2018

Donald Chance Mark Jr. has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony at which Don Mark became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of 850 persons during the Induction Ceremony at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the College in… Read more >

What Every Business Needs to Know About OFAC Compliance

September 2018

While many people are generally aware of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (“OFAC”), there is a common misperception that only banks need to comply with its rules and enforcement. For businesses that have any exposure to international trade or parties, however, what you don’t know can hurt you. When… Read more >