Attorney Spotlight: Sandy Krigel

Sandy Krigel founded the beginnings of Krigel & Krigel nearly 40 years ago. Today he assists clients in the areas of corporate/transactional services, litigation, real estate, estate planning, adoption law and assisted reproductive technology law. Read on to learn...

March 10, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

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

Generally seen in the context of employment law, a non-compete agreement is a covenant between an employer and an employee intended to protect the interests of the employer in the event of a separation. A non-compete agreement often prevents...

March 4, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy May Save Your Home

If you are behind in your mortgage payments, applying for a loan modification with your lender may give you a false sense of security. You may think that while your loan modification request is pending, the lender cannot foreclose...

February 24, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Statutes protecting artists who consign works to art dealers

All highlighting and comments in red are by Steven J. Braun. The following art consignment statute in Missouri expressly protects the rights of artists who deliver works of art to galleries and art dealers...

February 19, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Federal Copyright Statutes – Sources of Rights for Artists

Federal Copyright Statute, Title 17 of the United States Code, has superseded any case law or state statutes that existed prior to the enactment of that law. I.  Rights A.  Right to Reproduce. B.  Right to Adapt (produce derivative...

February 19, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Appropriation and Transformative Use – Judges as Art Critics

Over the past twenty years, increasing numbers of artists directly incorporate into their work, in a nearly cut and paste fashion, an image created by another artist.  There is even a term for them – “Appropriation Artists.”  When they...

February 19, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

VARA – The Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990

The Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990, or VARA, is placed in Title 17 of the US Code, which contains the Copyright statutes, in sections 101, 106A, and 113.  However, VARA has nothing to do with copyright.  Rather, for...

February 19, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Karen Rosenberg Admitted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys

The attorneys and staff at Krigel & Krigel are excited to announce that Karen Rosenberg was recently admitted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (AAAA). The AAAA is a non-profit organization consisting of about 340...

February 11, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Do I Need a Lawyer for my Adoption?

Adoption is a wonderful life-changing event, bringing together a child who needs a family and a family who wants the joy of having a child to love and care for. Building your family through adoption will require the assistance...

February 3, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Attorney Spotlight: Dana Wilders

Meet Dana Wilders. Dana, a bankruptcy attorney, has been practicing law since 2007 and has been with Krigel & Krigel since 2009. Her passion for helping people, paired with her storied background and deep knowledge of bankruptcy law, makes...

January 27, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel