By: Joseph Horowitz Spoliation is the failure to preserve evidence. Parties to a lawsuit may not alter, destroy or conceal evidence. The penalties for spoliation can be harsh – such as striking a pleading, dismissal of an action, an adverse inference jury instruction or monetary penalties against the spoliator. This article...Read More
What are HOAs Doing in Response to COVID-19?
Just as many businesses have been affected by COVID-19, homeowners associations, or HOAs, are also feeling the impact as shelter in place orders limit their ability to meet and make important business decisions – including how to protect residents during the pandemic. While meetings are canceled or postponed in response to...Read More
How Can I Avoid Probate?
Probate and estate administration proceedings can be lengthy and uncertain. The process can create an opportunity for beneficiaries to challenge the validity of the deceased person’s will. For this reason, most people prefer finding ways to protect their loved ones from going through the costly probate process. Although avoiding probate and...Read More