Dispute Resolution: Six Common Methods of Resolving Disputes

May 14th, 2010 · 11:19 am  →  Blog  Dispute Resolution

Method 1:  Talk it out
This is the best and least expensive way for parties to resolve disputes.  You can consult with an attorney behind the scenes to provide legal advice and coaching to assist you in the negotiations with the other parties.  Be aware that not all attorneys are willing to work with clients in [...]

Potential Federal Tax Benefits of Conservation Easements

March 26th, 2010 · 11:00 am  →  Conservation Easements  Environmental Law  Real Property Law

Conservation Easements are legally binding agreements that permanently restrict the development and future uses of real property in order to protect certain conservation values.
The donation of a conservation easement provides the opportunity for certain federal tax benefits.  In order to take advantage of the income tax benefits, the donation must satisfy the Internal Revenue Code [...]

Holistic Law

March 25th, 2010 · 1:03 pm  →  Collaborative Law

Holistic Law
Holism is the view that an integrated whole has a reality independent of and greater than the sum of its parts.  Holistic lawyers understand that law provides the form and structure for society.  We also recognize that laws made in one area impact and influence other areas of law and life, and that external [...]

Common Business Structures

March 25th, 2010 · 12:48 pm  →  Business Law

Sole Proprietorship
A sole proprietorship is a business owned by one individual.

Filings with the State.  Aside from obtaining a Master Business License and any local permits, no special paperwork or filings with the state are necessary to establish your business legally so long as you use your own name as the name of your business.  If [...]

What Every Business Owner Should Know About Contracts

March 1st, 2010 · 9:00 am  →  Business Law

1. The terms “agreement” and “contract” mean the same thing. A memo of understanding, accepted proposal and purchase order are all examples of contracts.
2. How a contract is formed. A contract is formed when there is an offer by one party which is accepted by another party and there is a mutual exchange of value [...]

Do you know what to do if you are injured in an accident?

February 26th, 2010 · 7:11 pm  →  Consumer Law

When you have suffered an injury caused by another person, you need good advice and legal representation. We handle a wide variety of personal injury and property damage matters, including motor vehicle accidents, premises liability [slip-n-fall], insurance disputes, trespass and nuisance claims.
We know the multitude of issues confronting accident victims and we are here [...]

Discounted Estate Planning Packages

February 9th, 2010 · 4:26 pm  →  Estate Planning

To encourage new and existing clients to take care of their estate planning needs before another day goes by, we are offering discounted fixed rate estate planning packages for qualified estates.
The packages include all of the estate planning documents that you may need, including Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives and Community Property [...]

Welcome To Jensen Kokis Erwin

February 1st, 2010 · 2:25 pm  →  Blog

Jensen Kokis Erwin welcomes you to our new website and blog.
We invite you to take a look around and familiarize yourself with our practice and services. We hope you find the site useful and informative.
Should you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us.