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What to Do after a Loved One Passes Away

  • Apr 12 2015

By Roy Schneider, Esq.   The loss of a loved one is a difficult time, often made more stressful when one has to handle the affairs of the deceased. This may be a great undertaking or rather minimal work, depending upon the level of estate planning done prior to death. Tasks that have to be performed after the passing of a loved one will vary based on whether the departed individual had a trust...

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Ted J. Schneider, Esq. Elected to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme Board of Directors

  • Mar 29 2015

Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme (BGCOP) has elected Ted J. Schneider, Esq. to serve on its board of directors.  BGCOP is a non-profit human services organization dedicated to helping the youth in our community reach their fullest potential through a positive environment, lifelong learning, and quality programs dedicated to the arts, education, character and leadership development, health and recreation....

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Role of the Successor Trustee

  • Mar 5 2015

By Roy Schneider, Esq. When creating a trust, it is common practice that the person doing the estate planning will name themselves as trustee and will appoint a successor trustee to handle matters once they pass on.  If you have been named successor trustee for a person that has died, it is important that you hire a wills, trusts and estates attorney to assist you in carrying out your duties. Although the attorney that...

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Dissolving a General Partnership

  • Mar 1 2015

By Ted J. Schneider, Esq. There are a number of reasons to dissolve a partnership.  Whether business is not going well, you can’t get along with your business associates or you are ready to retire, it might be time to end your partnership.  Before making the final decision, you should consider whether dissolving the partnership is the only option.  Is there any other way to alleviate the problem?  Could you buy out your partner,...

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Ted J. Schneider Requested to Speak for PIHRA-Burbank/Glendale Chapter

  • Feb 24 2015

Ted J. Schneider, Esq. will present “Religious Accommodation:; Do Employers Have a Prayer?” for the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) Burbank/Glendale Chapter’s monthly lunch meeting on Tuesday, March 24th at the Pickwick Gardens Conference Center, 1001 Riverside Dr Burbank, CA 91506 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ted will share numerous strategies that HR professionals can implement to ensure their organizations get their work done, while being supportive of their employee’s religious beliefs,...

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Effects of Bankruptcy on an Inheritance

  • Feb 3 2015

By Rennee R. Dehesa, Esq. If you are expecting an inheritance but considering personal bankruptcy, you might be concerned about what will happen. Whether an inheritance gets pulled into an ongoing bankruptcy proceeding depends on the size and form of the inheritance, the type of bankruptcy filed, and the timing of the death of the person leaving the inheritance relative to the filing of the bankruptcy proceeding. Size and Form of the Inheritance The...

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Who Owns A Business’s Customer List?

  • Feb 2 2015

By Roy Schneider, Esq. Many businesses have customer lists that they consider their own private property.  It is common, however, for sales representatives and other employees to regard customer lists as theirs too, something they can take to a new employer. Employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, and non-solicitation agreements can all be used to eliminate confusion over whether a customer list is transferable or not.  The legal effect of these agreements are in flux and...

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Kathi Smith Elected as President of the Women Lawyers of Ventura County

  • Feb 1 2015

We are pleased to announce that our litigation attorney, Kathi Smith, has been elected as the 2015 President of Women Lawyers of Ventura County (WLVC).  Kathi served as the Program’s Chair from 2011 to 2014 for the organization.  WLVC is a non-profit organization comprised of legal professionals and business partners who work towards furthering the aims of women and girls in society through education, social activism and networking activities. Kathi is an experienced civil...

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Questions Employers Should Never Ask In an Interview

  • Jan 2 2015

By Ted J. Schneider, Esq. Most employers know that their workers are protected from discrimination while they are employed.  Surprisingly, some are unaware that prospective employees are protected throughout the application and hiring process as well.  Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as well as other federal and state laws,...

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For How Long Should a Business Keep Tax Records?

  • Jan 1 2015

By Roy Schneider, Esq. There are many reasons for retaining tax records. They can be a useful guide for business planning, for tracking receipts and expenses, and in cases where the company or shares are being sold to outside parties. The IRS expects taxpayers to keep records for as long as they are needed to administer any part of the Internal Revenue Code. In other words, if you fail to keep records, and an...

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