Congress takes aim at litigation reform. On February 15, 2018, the House of Representatives, in a largely partisan vote, passed the ADA Education and Reform Act (H.R. 620), intended to curb vexatious and predatory litigation practices against property owners and small businesses over technical violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). read more.
California's proposed response to the reduced "SALT" federal income tax deduction. read more.
Assembly Bill 1278 prevents "dead beat" contractors from staring new companies but may pose unintended consequences for former personnel. read more.
Effective January 1, 2018, brokers that desire to grant their agents or employees access to trust accounts will now be permitted to obtain insurance coverage in lieu of a fidelity bond. read more.
February 2018 by Peter Dessau
Lawyer Ethics: What Clients Need and Want in Construction Arbitration Construction arbitration is fundamentally different from litigation because it is a choice-based process supervised by expert decision makers in a private setting. read more.
- Recent Changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act: Congress Takes Aim at Litigation Reform
- Recharacterizing State Tax Payments as Charitable Contributions
- Assembly Bill 1278 Prevents "Dead Beat" Contractors from Starting New Companies
- New California Law Affords Brokers Greater Flexibility in Managing Client Trust Accounts
- 2018 American Arbitration Association Construction Conference
- New Tax Law Expands Use of 529 Plans for Elementary and Secondary Schools
- Choosing Between an S-Corp and LLC?
- New CA Law Imposes Direct Liability on Contractors For Wage Claims By Subcontractor's Employees
- Labor and Employment Bills AB 168, 450, and 1008: What Employers Need to Know
- Miller Morton a Proud Sponsor of the Housing Industry Foundation's 2017 Fundraising Campaign "Kicking Out Homelessness Kickball Tournament"