“HOME OF THROWED ROLLS” If you are from southern Missouri, there is no doubt you have invited yourself to the aroma of stewed tomatoes, fried potatoes, okra, and, of course, warm rolls from Lambert’s Café. For decades, Lambert’s Café has operated its restaurants in Sikeston and Ozark, Missouri and has become famous for being the […]
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Estate planning is not just for millionaires with summer houses. Every adult who has people he or she loves and cares about needs an estate plan. Contrary to popular belief, most people have an estate. It consists of your home, personal property, investments, bank accounts, retirement plans, and any interest in a business; the things […]
Law v. Siegel (In re Law), No 12-5176, 571 U.S. _(March 41 , 2014). This United States Supreme Court decision provided Chapter 7 debtors (and presumably Chapter 13 debtors) with judicial cover for pre-petition misconduct, holding the bankruptcy courts cannot surcharge the Debtor’s homestead exemption as a result of pre-petition misconduct. The Debtor in the […]
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) contains an anti-retaliation provision forbidding employers from discharging or discriminating against an employee in any manner because such employee has “filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding under or related to the [FLSA].” 29 U.S.C. § 215(a)(3). In a recent decision, the 2nd United […]