Can Power of Attorney Be Challenged?

Power of attorney is a legal document granting an agent the power to control a principal’s assets and make major decisions in the same way that the principal traditionally would. A power of attorney could pertain to healthcare and medical decisions, financial assets, investments and more. If an agent fails to do their duty, or…

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Spring Cleaning Your Estate Plan

Spring has arrived, and for many this is the time of year to bring their lives into order. Spring is also a wonderful time to bring your estate plan into order or freshen up an already existing one. Here, the estate planning attorneys at the Law Offices of James A. List provide tips on how…

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Creating a Sound Business Contract

Creating and establishing business contracts and agreements is a regular part of owning a business; however, many business owners may be unsure of the best ways to draft such an important document. Here, The Law Offices of James A. List provides guidance on how to ensure the business contracts you create are properly written and…

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What You Need to Know About Special-Needs Trust Planning

Special-needs trusts, also known as “supplemental-needs” or “quality-of-life trusts,” help to supplement the care and benefits provided to an individual with disabilities. These trusts can provide an increase in the quality of life an individual with disabilities experiences; however, it is important to have an understanding of these trusts before deciding whether it is the…

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Why Advance Medical Directives Matter

Advance medical directives, such as a living will or healthcare power of attorney, allow for individuals to take control of their health care decisions when they are disabled, incapacitated or otherwise severely injured. They are an important estate planning tool for a variety of reasons: here, the estate planning attorneys at The Law Offices of…

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Understanding Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is one of many powerful legal tools involved in a comprehensive estate plan. Here, the estate planning attorneys at The Law Offices of James A. List explain the basics of a power of attorney, including the terms durable and non-durable, as well as providing an overview of medical and financial powers…

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Avoiding Legal Trouble with an Employee Handbook

A comprehensive employee handbook is an integral part of protecting business owners from legal trouble. However, In order for a handbook to be effective, you must ensure it contains several key components. Here, the business law attorneys at The Law Offices of James A. List detail some of the key components an employee handbook should…

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4 Ways to Structure a Business

There are various ways to structure the ownership of a business, and the type you choose can have major legal and financial impacts in the future. Here, the business and legal advisors at The Law Offices of James A. List, LLC help to ensure the success of you and your business by providing a closer…

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The Basics of Government Contract Bid Disputes

Shrinking federal budgets can mean greater competition for government contracts. If you feel that your business or firm was unfairly treated in the contract bid process, legal recourse is available to you. Here, the business and corporate attorney, James A. List, provides key information on government contract bid disputes. What is a Government Contract Bid…

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Understanding ABLE Act Accounts

The ABLE Act has allowed individuals with disabilities, and their families, to improve their quality of life and financial security. But, how do ABLE Accounts work, and how can a disabled individual create one? Here, the disability law advocates at The Law Offices of James A. List answer some frequently asked questions regarding ABLE Act…

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