Kaufman and Canoles



An Appealing Approach To Mechanic's Lien Searches
Brian Dolan and Chris Papile were featured in the Winter 2012 issue of the VLTA Examiner, "An Appealing Approach to Mechanic's Lien Searches."
By Brian O. Dolan

Private Client Services Update - Use of Small Estate Affidavits to Clean Up After Probate Avoidance Trusts
These days it is very common for estate planning clients to create revocable trusts for probate avoidance and ease of estate administration, even if the clients do not face estate tax liability under the current system. As we are well aware, those clients fail to achieve the probate avoidance benefits of their trusts if they fail to fund their trusts during their lifetimes.
By Sarah E. Messersmith and Private Client Services

Credit Union Legal Update - Spring 2012
In This Issue:
- Credit Union Mergers vs. Compliance Considerations: An Oxymoron
By E. Andrew Keeney

Arbitration: Another Option for Resolving Domain Name Disputes
Kristan Burch was featured in the Fall 2011 issue of Litigation News, "Arbitration: Another Option for Resolving Domain Name Disputes."
By Kristan B. Burch

Ethics for Virginia Lawyers - 2012
Ann K. Crenshaw & The Honorable Edward Hanson Jr. presented, "Ethics for Virginia Lawyers" to the Virginia Beach Bar Association in February 2012.
By Ann K. Crenshaw

Private Client Services Update - IRS Has Two Smash Hits and Releases Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program III
On January 9, 2012, the IRS reopened its successful Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program to encourage taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts to come into compliance with U.S. laws.
By Alison V. Lennarz and Private Client Services

Employment Law Update - Winter 2012
In This Issue:
- Employees' "Hired Gun" Advises Employers at K&C Seminar
- No-Fault Absence Policies May Violate the ADA
- No Way to Say Good-Bye
- EEOC Charges Hit Record High
- 28th Annual Employment Law Update
- NLRB Poster Deadline Extended
By Labor & Employment