The Federal Trade Commission New Non-Compete Rule in Effect

Frederick (Freddy) J. Steimling

By: Frederick J. Steimling, Esq. July 2024 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed the Non-Compete Clause Rule on January 19, 2023, under sections 5 and 6(g) of the FTC Act. After a comprehensive review of empirical research and over 26,000 public comments, the FTC adopted a final rule addressing non-compete clauses. The issuance of this […]

The Need for Estate Planning

Corey M. Moore

By: Corey W. Moore, Esq. June 4, 2024 Estate planning is not just for the wealthy or elderly; it is a vital task that every adult individual should undertake. At its core, estate planning involves making arrangements for the management and distribution of one’s assets and belongings in the event of incapacity or death. While […]

Probate 101

Timothy P. Brynteson

By: Timothy P. Brynteson, Esq. April 4, 2024 Estate planning attorneys are frequently asked by clients to explain the difference between a “will” and a “trust”.  This question is normally asked in the context of planning for the disposition of assets upon a client’s death, so the assumption is that clients are looking for information […]

Colorado’s Agricultural Equipment Right to Repair Law in Effect

Frederick (Freddy) J. Steimling

By: Frederick J. Steimling, Esq. March 1, 2024 On January 1, 2024, Colorado’s first-of-its-kind Right to Repair agricultural equipment law, the Consumer Repairs Bill of Rights Act (CRBR), went into effect. In short, the CRBR requires the original farm equipment manufacturer to provide owners and independent repair providers with resources including parts, embedded software, firmware, […]

Trademarks: Should I Register?

Derrick K. Galantowicz

By: Derrick K. Galantowicz, Esq. February 1, 2024 Whether it be a logo, slogan, or a brand name, trademarks are all around us. Many businesses reach a point in their lifecycle when they consider whether they should federally register their brand name or logo with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). What is […]

Dissolution: The Inferior Default Exit Strategy

Lee J. Morehead

By: Lee J. Morehead, Esq. December 1, 2023 Dissolution of a business or company occurs either voluntarily or judicially. In the case of voluntary Dissolution, all owners must agree either to dissolve the entity or identify a triggering event that will cause Dissolution. To accomplish judicial Dissolution, the owner(s) seeking Dissolution must prove that it […]

Taking Advantage of the Estate and Gift Tax Exemption

Corey M. Moore

By: Corey W. Moore, Esq. November 1, 2023 The United States Internal Revenue Code, Subtitle B–Estate and Gift Taxes, provides every taxpayer with the ability to exempt a certain amount of assets from their estate.  The Estate and Gift Tax Exemption (“Exemption”) for a single individual in 2023 is $12.92 million, meaning an individual could […]

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