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Firm Adds Transactional & Litigation Associate

  • Jun 15 2015

Schneiders & Associates, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that William “Billy” Starr has joined the firm as an associate to assist the transactional and litigation departments of the firm.  William is a graduate of Indiana University School of Law, Cum Laude. He joins the firm after having worked for the Ventura County Counsel’s Office and as special counsel for the Compliance Department of Casa Pacifica in Camarillo.  William is involved in his community as...

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Divorce Mediation – An Appealing Alternative

  • Jun 7 2015

By Deborah A. Perkins, Esq. What if you could keep your divorce out of the courtroom, save time and money, and obtain a more satisfying result? You can, through divorce mediation. Mediation is a voluntary process in which you and your spouse meet with a mediator who assists you in reaching an agreement. The mediator is not a judge; he or she does not decide your divorce for you. The mediator simply facilitates discussions...

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Business Succession Planning Tips

  • Jun 1 2015

By Roy Schneider, Esq. Business succession and exit strategy plans contemplate and instruct regarding any changes in future ownership and management of a business. Most business owners know they should think about succession planning and their exit strategy, but few actually end up doing so. It is hard to think about not being in charge of the business you have built up, but a proper succession plan can ensure that your business continues long...

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Employer Client Alert – New Heat Illness Prevention Regulations Effective May 1, 2015

  • May 1 2015

The California Department of Industrial Relations, in conjunction with Cal/OSHA, announced amendments to the current heat illness prevention regulations.  The new law became effective May 1, 2015.  According to the DIR, the new heat illness prevention requirements offer additional safeguards for outdoor workers.  Revisions to the heat illness prevention regulation include the following: Water must be pure, suitably cool, and provided free to workers.  It must be located as close as practicable to where...

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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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