How is a Non-Compete Different in Kansas & Missouri? (Part Two)

In a previous post we explored some important distinctions regarding non-compete laws in different states. And since we are based in Kansas City, we focused on differences in Kansas and Missouri. You may recall that the enforceability of non-compete...

June 16, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Krigel & Krigel Recognized for Commitment to Community

Krigel & Krigel was recently honored by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA) with the Robert C. Welch Volunteer Attorney Project Award. About the Award The Robert C. Welch Volunteer Attorney Project Award is presented annually to an...

June 10, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Choosing a Business Entity: Limited Liability Companies

Protecting your personal assets from creditors of your business is an important matter. That’s why many business owners form one of several types of business entities. Of course picking the right one can be confusing at times. That’s why...

June 2, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Running for Good Health + Good Causes

Krigel & Krigel recently sent a 10-person team to run in the CCVI Trolley Run and is gathering another team for the upcoming Father’s Day Run. Lara Krigel Pabst, an attorney at the firm, explained that the staff and...

May 18, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Assisted Reproductive Technologies: We Can Help

Many couples and individuals have turned to new reproductive technologies for the chance to have a child. These technologies allow men and women, who otherwise may not be biologically able to conceive a child, the opportunity to bring a...

May 5, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Choice of Business Entity Analysis: Partnerships

Creating a business entity is an important part of protecting oneself from liability, establishing a more professional appearance, and more. However, knowing which type of business entity – as well as the details of each – to choose can...

April 28, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Can I Discharge Back Taxes in Bankruptcy?

When a person is struggling with debt, they may consider filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Typically, they want to know what types of debts they will be able to discharge, or otherwise “wipe out”. For those...

April 22, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Attorney Spotlight: Christopher Smith

You could say Christopher Smith has the law in his blood. His father was a lawyer, but Christopher had no interest in following his footsteps until his last year of undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia. A...

April 14, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

When is Overtime Pay Required?

Overtime pay is an important consideration for employers nationwide. And it should be; non-exempt employees are eligible to receive one-and-a-half times their regular wage for each hour worked over 40 in a workweek. Of course, for many reasons including...

April 8, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

The Importance of Analyzing Your Estate Plan Each Year

A well-crafted estate plan can help ensure that your assets are properly protected and dispersed at the end of your life. Passing on without a properly funded living trust may prevent your family members and other beneficiaries from inheriting...

March 24, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel