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Court Bonds 09.22.2021

Trust: Consider An Independent Fiduciary

  Although estate planning can be complex in any family, lawyers find that large and blended families tend to face extra challenges. More people means there are likely to be more ideas and hopes about…
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Trust: Consider An Independent Fiduciary
Court Bonds 09.22.2021

Educational Goals and Family Trusts

 Achieving educational goals can be life-changing—as is the gift of paid tuition! A trust can be a great way to gift education to family members. Unlike a will, a trust, overseen by a trustee, allows…
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Educational Goals and Family Trusts
Surety Bonds 09.22.2021

Los Angeles Olympics: Builders Please

The 2028 Olympics give urgency to completing construction plans of all kinds throughout Los Angeles. Athletic venues, transportation and residences for competitors are all in need of attention. So are water and power supplies. Building…
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Los Angeles Olympics: Builders Please
Surety Bonds 09.22.2021

Building Solutions?

Toward solutions in the face of complex infrastructure issues across the country, Louisiana State University and Louisiana Tech have announced the creation of a new Center for Innovations in Structural Integrity Assurance (CISIA).  Structural Integrity…
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Building Solutions?
ERISA 09.22.2021

Retirement Lingo: Scratch The Jargon

Studies find that retirement plan participants crave more clear communication. Jargon is off-putting for everyone—and especially for Generation Z and Millennials. Industry experts conclude that even small changes can increase clarity, understanding and engagement. What…
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Retirement Lingo: Scratch The Jargon
ERISA 09.22.2021

Responsible?

  If you are a plan sponsor, responsible—that’s you. In fact, ERISA law obligates you to be more careful with the retirement assets of your employees than you are with your own money. Irresponsibility—whether or…
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Responsible?
Surety Bonds 09.16.2021

Welcome In: Sacramento’s New School

Sacramento’s newest K-8 public school welcomed students back to school this fall, after the builders overcame the challenges of building through the disruptions of the pandemic—and even managed to shave $5 million off the budget….
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Welcome In: Sacramento’s New School
Surety Bonds 09.16.2021

Stadium Construction?

Construction firms that build stadiums have an arena full of stakeholders to please. Fans, home team management and advertising sponsors all want a say in the action. Public officials—representing taxpayer dollars of course have a…
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Stadium Construction?
Court Bonds 09.15.2021

Out of Trust?

Unlike wills, trusts do not pass through the public probate process—and therefore can protect a family’s privacy. Some families, however, end up with public conflicts even when a trust has been established. Take, for example,…
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Out of Trust?