Delaware Update: Paid Leave of 12 Weeks for Birth or Adoption of a Child


In Employment Law | On January 12, 2018

In April of 2017, we posted about HB 3, which essentially provides for up to twelve weeks of paid leave for certain employees who work for the State of Delaware and school districts, for birth or adoption of a child 6 years of age or younger.  See here.  The law (if passed) would apply to […]

Options for Bypass Trusts


In Trusts and Estates | On October 25, 2017

If you and your spouse want to institute or maintain a bypass trust structure in your planning, you have many options.  The portion that isn’t passing to your spouse (and thus won’t be subject to estate tax in your spouse’s estate) is often known as the “Residuary Trust” (though it’s also called a bypass trust, […]

Employers: Don’t Get Fined – Start Using the New I-9 By September 18, 2017


In Employment Law | On September 13, 2017

With all that is going on in the world of labor and employment law, it can be difficult to keep up. Don’t let this one slip past you. On September 18, 2017, employers must use the revised Form I-9 with a revision date of 07/17/17 N. A copy can be found here. No matter what […]