ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: KAREN ROSENBERG

Karen grew up knowing she wanted to do something to help people and give back to her community. After receiving a degree in History from The University of Missouri, she continued her education at The University of Missouri-Columbia School...

February 2, 2016 By Lara Pabst

Understanding the Costs of Adoption

Choosing to build your family through adoption is a life-changing decision.  It can be an exciting and positive experience for you as you begin your journey to becoming parents. Besides taking steps to prepare yourself emotionally for the responsibilities...

November 5, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Mortgage Modifications Gone Wrong

A mortgage modification (sometimes called a loan modification) is a change to the terms of a mortgage that is made to perhaps cure the default on a mortgage or to lower the monthly payment. And as a result of...

October 20, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

What Constitutes Discrimination?

Employment discrimination can come in many forms. In this post we will look at two ways discrimination may play out in the workplace: an adverse employment decision and harassment. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and...

October 6, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Choosing a Business Entity: Corporations 

Creating a business entity is a great way to start a business and protect your personal assets. And selecting the right type of entity for your new business is something you should put a lot of thought into. We’ve...

September 30, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Estate Planning Checklist

One of the best parts about having an estate plan in place is the peace of mind that comes with knowing your family is protected. Having an estate plan can also give you the opportunity to reduce your taxes,...

August 18, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

EEOC Rules Discrimination of LGBT Workers Prohibited Under Title VII

A recent ruling by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may provide some hope for LGBT workers who have experienced discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation. The EEOC reached a 3-to-2 decision that workplace discrimination based on a...

August 12, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Supreme Court Rules Second Mortgages May Not Be Stripped Off in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

In a recent unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a homeowner cannot void the debt owed on a second mortgage in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding simply because the value of the home was less than the...

July 28, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Divorce Law 101 (Part Two)

A significant amount of stress can be avoided during a divorce if you understand what’s happening and know what your options are. This is the second part of a two-part series about the basics of divorce. You can read...

July 21, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Religious Rights Prevail in Workplace

The right to freely practice one’s religious beliefs is one of the most important civil liberties outlined in the Constitution. It’s so important that it’s enshrined in a clause of the First Amendment, which says, “Congress shall make no...

July 7, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel