Federal and state governments provide a number of programs designed to provide income and medical benefits to the disabled and the poor. With names like SSI, SSDI, Medicare, Medicaid, PD waiver, HCBS, FE, Veteran’s benefits waiver; it is enough to make even the experienced attorney confused and weary
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July 17, 2018Post 18 Years: The Challenges of a Guardianship Once a Child is No Longer a Child - Special Needs Trusts
July 10, 2018
The e-discovery and digital landscape, as we all know, is constantly and rapidly changing. However, it is our job as attorneys to stay informed of the “benefits and risks associated with relevant technology” according to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
June 5, 2018Transportation Contracts for Legal Compliance & Risk Management: They Aren't Just for Rates Anymore!
As Samuel Goldwyn reportedly said, “A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.”
May 31, 2018
In the course of probating an estate, the attorney for the estate will come in contact with many different parties. The attorney’s duty to those parties is complicated. There is no single source of law that governs the conduct of the attorney and sometimes the law is not particularly helpful. This presentation will review the duties of the attorney representing the personal representative and communications with various parties in a decedent’s estate.
May 22, 2018
As the American population ages, the legal issues that have particular impact on older persons has grown. Attorneys focusing on the particular needs of the elderly and disabled refer to themselves as elder law attorneys.
May 8, 2018
Our stock in trade is communication. But how many of us focus on communicating when we draft wills and trusts?
April 3, 2018
Joining numerous other U.S. cities, Kansas City, Missouri, has banned employers from asking applicants to disclose criminal histories in an initial application. The ordinance goes further to limit the employer’s substantive hiring decisions.
March 14, 2018
Accident avoidance and event data recording technology can be both a boon and a bane for transportation companies. Perhaps most importantly, accident avoidance technology can not only reduce the frequency of accidents, but it can also help mitigate the severity of the accidents.
January 3, 2018
It’s a new year and time again to review your employee handbook.
October 26, 2017
In a decision filed October 24, 2017, the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, recognized that discrimination based on sex stereotyping is a form of sex discrimination under the Missouri Human Rights Act. The decision will likely open the door to claims of sex discrimination from employees who do not conform to gender norms. The court was careful to explain its decision did not depend on the plaintiff’s sexual orientation.
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