Understanding the Limits of a General Power of Attorney

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By: Edward Vinhateiro, Trusts & Estates Counsel A staple of a foundational estate plan, whether it be a will based plan or a revocable living trust based plan, is a durable general power of attorney.  Through the power of attorney form, an agent, known as an attorney-in-fact, is appointed and authorized to conduct the financial… Read more »

Federal Court Issues Nationwide Block Against New Overtime Rule

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The Obama Administration’s latest change to the nation’s overtime rules, which was set to take effect on December 1, 2016, has been blocked preliminarily by a federal court in Texas.  We previously notified you of the law and its potential reach here.  In short, the rule would have doubled the salary threshold exemption from $23,660… Read more »

Patel Burkhalter Expands Litigation Practice

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Patel Burkhalter Law Group would like to introduce David King as the newest member of our litigation practice! David is a seasoned trial attorney with extensive experience handling a wide array of subject matters, including construction disputes, commercial litigation, insurance defense and coverage issues, personal injury suits, and property damage suits. David has tried cases in numerous state and… Read more »

Patel Burkhalter Expands Corporate Practice

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   Patel Burkhalter Law Group would like to welcome Susan Craighead to the corporate team! Susan has fifteen years of experience in all phases of corporate and business law, representing privately owned companies, individual owners and management level personnel. She represents both domestic and foreign-owned inbound companies in all stages of their lifecycle. Susan’s experience includes… Read more »