Corporate Counsel

When you work on legal issues for a company, either in-house or as outside counsel, you quickly learn that there’s a lot of ground to cover. From employment, operations, bylaws, litigation, to substantive issues, corporate counsel must be prepared for it all. FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center is here to help, with legal articles and news on topics that will help you support your business: Intellectual Property, Human Resources, Business Operations, Finance, Corporate Governance, and Litigation & Disputes. Our Law Library provides a collection of articles written by legal professionals for businesses about many different areas of substantive law. We also provide free access to a large archive of sample contracts from public companies spanning a wide variety of practice areas.

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    • Elder Law FAQ's
      A will is a legal document created to assist the Probate Court in the payment of your debts including taxes and in the distribution of your assets to your heirs and legatees after your death. A living trust (sometimes called an "inter vivos ...

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    • Handling Lawsuits for Minors, Decedents and The Disabled
      Appointment of Personal Representative The single most important probate matter facing the litigator is the appointment of the personal representative. It is the personal representative of the decedent in a wrongful death action who controls every ...

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    • The Marital Deduction Trap And How To Avoid It
      If a husband and wife have an estate plan by which all of their combined net estate will pass to the surviving spouse, this may result in what we refer to as the Marital Deduction Trap. Consider the following example. Let's assume Harry and Wanda ...

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    • Create A Homestead for Your Homestead
      A person's home is his or her castle, subject of course to real estate taxes, assessments, mortgages, and creditors threatening to attach the home to satisfy a money judgment. Filing a simple form with the Registry of Deeds won't help protect your ...

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    • N.J. Law Governing the Distribution of Marital Property
      In a divorce in New Jersey, property acquired during the marraige needs to be divided fairly, either by voluntary agreement of the parties or by order of the trial judge. Unless shown otherwise, the Court will presume that both husband and wife made ...

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