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Debt Collection Tips
If you are a business owner, sooner or later you will have a customer who fails to pay you. The information and documentation you assemble before the relationship turns bad can often be the difference between getting paid and coming up empty.
Governor Temporarily Allows Remote Notarization & Witnessing of Legal Documents
Governor Bill Lee temporarily suspended laws to allow remote notarization and witnessing of documents. The Executive Order temporarily suspends all statutes requiring a physical presence for a notary public and witness(es) and allowing real-time audio and visual communication including Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, etc.
Tennessee – A Trust Friendly State
Tennessee is considered a “trust-friendly state”. In the past few decades, Tennessee has adopted legislation that puts it at the forefront of Trust Law and makes it an attractive jurisdiction for trusts. In addition, Tennessee has a favorable tax structure that encourages people to form their trusts in Tennessee.
An Employee Tested Positive for COVID-19. What Now?
1) Send home all employees who worked closely with that employee for 14 days to ensure the infection does not spread. Ask the employee to identify all individuals who worked within 6 feet of them in the last 14 days to get a list of those to send home. Do not identify the infected employee to avoid a possible violation of confidentiality laws. If you share a building, inform building management so they can take precautions.
Is a Will or Trust Part of Your Estate Plan?
Planning for the future requires you to make several decisions now—including whether a will or living trust is right for your estate plan. Read about the key differences between these important documents, and then contact an estate planning attorney to determine the best option for you.