Legal Issues to Consider When Drafting a Work from Home Policy

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According to a Clutch report, 66% of US employees surveyed were working from home during the pandemic. The rise of remote working is a necessity of the time, but it has many businesses considering working remotely as an ongoing option for their business. With so many businesses new to the concept, many executives don’t fully understand their full legal obligations and responsibilities. Before drafting a work from home policy, here are some legal issues to consider:

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Digital Estate Planning: The New Normal

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Estate planning is about protecting your assets. In modern society, that includes your digital assets as well. Who will shut down my social profiles when I die? Who will take control of my websites and email accounts? Answers to these questions should be in your digital estate plan.

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Covid-19 Real Estate Contract Addendum

Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples is Essential 

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Marriage isn’t what it used to be. Marriage rates have fallen and, according to the U.S. Census Bureauthe number of U.S. adults in cohabitating, but not married, relationships has risen 29% since 2007. The law favors marriage heavily when it comes to managing assets, so it is essential that unmarried couples organize their assets in case of sudden incapacitation or death. Below are some tips to consider when thinking about estate planning for unmarried couples.

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How to Give Employees Equity in a Start Up

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Starting a new business is a risk for both the ownership group and potential employees. It may be difficult to ask for a commitment from employees when there is no guarantee their jobs will be there long term. One way to provide an incentive for high performing talent is to issue equity, or ownership, in the company. Here are some items to think about how to give employees equity in a start-up. Continue reading