Grand Opening Event – Tagre Law Office, APC

We’ve settled into our new Downtown Modesto location and will be hosting our Grand Opening this Thursday, October 2nd. Come join us for drinks and appetizers!   Grand Opening TAGRE LAW OFFICE, A Professional Corporation 1100 J Street, Modesto, CA 95354...

Avoid Family Feuds with Effective Estate Planning

A recent article in the New York Post about brothers battling over a painting from their uncle’s estate is a reminder about how important it is to designate a destination for your personal property, either through a will or by gifting while you are still alive, in...

Asset Protection Strategies for Business Owners

If there was ever a Catch-22 situation for business owners, it’s this: most don’t take legal steps needed to protect their wealth until it’s threatened by a creditor or lawsuit – and by then, it’s too late to implement effective asset protection...

New Employee Overtime Regulations Can Impact Your Business

President Obama recently signed a presidential memorandum suggesting that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) propose new rules regarding employee overtime exemption regulations for white collar workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Presidential...

Update Your Estate Plan When Life Changes

An estate plan isn’t something you create and forget about once it’s done. If you’ve read any of our articles regarding actors and their trusts then you know how important it is to update your plan. Your life is constantly changing, your assets change, and laws...

Employee Lawsuits – How to Avoid

Litigation can cost a small business an incredible amount money, but it also takes away valuable time that could be spent growing the business.  So here are some tips that will help you avoid a major source of business litigation which are employee lawsuits.  Keep...

LLC or Corporation – Take These Steps to Limit Your Liability

With the intent to protect their personal assets from business liabilities, most business owners decide to run their companies as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or as a Corporation (most often as an S-Corporation).  These structures protect business owners through...

How to Choose Guardians for Your Kids

If you have minor children and have not yet selected a guardian, you are not unlike many parents who put off this critically important task while waiting for the perfect solution to present itself. Or perhaps you and your spouse/partner cannot agree on who would be...