The current rules establish an individual net worth standard of $1,000,000 (excluding the value of the principal residence) and an alternative annual income standard of $200,000 per year for an individual and $300,000 for a married couple. These figures have gone without adjustment since 1982; it is estimated that over 12,000,000 US individuals are now accredited under these guidelines.
It seems like an obvious conflict: an employee claims that she has a disability and is qualified and able to work at a job. She complains of discrimination because the employer terminated her because of her disability. Yet, in practically the same breath, she applies for disability benefits, insisting that she is unable to work and is therefore entitled to benefits. She should be estopped from one of those claims, right?
This article originally appeared in the ACBA Business Law Section February 2015 Newsletter. Effective as of 2012, the California legislature amended California corporate law to add two new categories of […]
Earn one hour of general MCLE credit by reading this article on California overtime laws for caregivers and answering the questions that follow.
The ACBA is pleased to introduce our newest Leadership Firm*, Kazan McClain Satterley & Greenwood. We are proud of the relationships we have built with law firms throughout the county who […]
Wednesday March 11, 2015, from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. ACBA Labor and Employment Section Labor & Employment Nuts and Bolts: Initial Procedures Please join the ACBA Labor and Employment Section […]
It may have been a short month, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t a lot of content being churned out about SEO, social media, and Internet marketing. Fortunately, I’ve done […]
Many business and tax lawyers have long assumed that a partnership’s activities are imputed to all of its partners in determining whether the partners are engaged in business activities within the State of California.
It’s 2015. Out with the old and in with the new. Can we really say goodbye to the discretionary clause in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) that governed […]
In honor of President’s Day, please enjoy these presidential observations of lawyers, the profession and the law. Laws or ordinances unobserved, or partially attended to, had better never have been made. […]