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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    • Bankruptcy Questions & Answers
      Not in most Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases. More often than not, filing a bankruptcy petition is a simple process which can be handled through a competent paralegal. That is not to say that there are not cases with extenuating circumstances which ...

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    • Federal Estate Tax Q and A
      Do all estates pay Federal Estate Taxes?No. Federal law provides every person with an exemption known as the "unified credit." Under current law, the unified credit equivalent amount is $675,000 (2000). This amount gradually increases to $1,000,000 ...

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    • Estate Planning: The Basics
      You will never know how good your estate plan is because you won't be around to see how it works. However, the decisions you make now and how you plan your estate or how you fail to plan your estate will have a tremendous impact on your family for ...

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    • Questions and Answers on Family Law
      The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own ...

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    • Family-Based Immigrant Visas
      Family unification is a major objective of U.S. immigration laws. Several carefully defined groups are eligible to immigrate to the U.S. based upon close family relationships. Immigrant visas are always immediately available in unlimited numbers for ...

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