Should My Company Become a S-Corporation?

In a recent post we discussed the pros and cons of various legal structures (sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, and corporations) and we mentioned that in certain situations business owners can elect to be taxed as a “S-Corporation.” In this...

December 30, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Join Us February 12th, 2015 for Public Art: Paths to Satisfaction

Join Krigel & Krigel on February 12th, 2015 as one of our attorneys, Steve Braun, presents and moderates a four-part panel discussing the process of soliciting, selecting, installing and maintaining public art. Public Art: Paths to Satisfaction Event Details...

December 12, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Krigel & Krigel Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers!

We are excited to announce that two of our attorneys were recently honored by Super Lawyers®: Erlene Krigel and Lara Pabst Krigel (a Rising Star). Super Lawyers is a rating service of top-tier lawyers designed as an aid for...

December 9, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

The Do’s and Don’ts of Office Holiday Parties

Office holiday parties are festive events that can provide an opportunity for employees to socialize in a casual environment. In this week’s post we’ll discusses what you can do to help your company avoid legal problems while still hosting...

December 3, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

How to Choose the Right Business Entity for Your New Business

Starting a new business is exciting and one question most entrepreneurs ask is which business entity type is right for his or her new venture. In this week’s post we will explore three popular choices and conclude with tips...

November 25, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Do I Need an Attorney to Draft My Will?

In a previous post (Will or Trust – What’s the Best Tool For You) we discussed the differences between a Last Will and Testament (commonly called a “Will”) and a Living Trust (sometimes just called a “Trust”). In short,...

November 18, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Attorney Spotlight: Erlene Krigel

Erlene Krigel has been helping clients for 35 years and now serves as Krigel & Krigel’s managing partner and the head of the firm’s bankruptcy practice group. She is also the feature of this week’s blog post as part...

November 11, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Don’t Ignore IRS Treatment of Child Support and Alimony Payments

It is common in most divorces for one spouse to pay some form of child support or alimony payments to the other spouse after the divorce. Alimony payments (sometimes referred to as spousal support or maintenance) are payments from...

November 4, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Federal Court Says Telecommuting is a “Reasonable Accommodation” for Disabled Employee

When a Ford Motor Company steel buyer requested permission to telecommute up to four days per week to help control her irritable bowel syndrome Ford said “no.” Ford’s position was that the employee’s attendance was an essential function of...

October 29, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

How to Strip a Junior Mortgage Lien From Your Home

If a homeowner takes out a second mortgage loan on their home, or even a third mortgage, those loans are considered “junior” in priority to the first mortgage, which is generally taken out when the home is purchased. In...

October 21, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel