Blog Posts in March, 2014

  • 31-Mar-2014

    Thirteen Attorneys recognized by New Orleans Magazine

    Chehardy Sherman Williams congratulates the following attorneys who were elected by their peers for inclusion in New Orleans Magazine ’s Top Lawyer issue in November 2013. Lawrence Chehardy – Corporate Law David Sherman – Tax Law ...
  • 8-Mar-2014

    Insurance Disputes & Bad Faith Claims

    Though it is an unfortunate reality, during Hurricane season in the South it is important to understand the general principles and laws pertaining to insurance claims. In 2006, the Louisiana legislature amended the bad faith insurance laws to include ...
  • 8-Mar-2014

    501's - 101: Forming a Non-Profit Organization

    If your passion is to inspire, make a difference and give back to the world, then starting a non-profit corporation is an exciting entrepreneurial proposition. Before you start, however, there are a few things to consider. Starting a non-profit is ...
  • 8-Mar-2014

    Junk Faxes and Your Rights

    By the early 1990s, advertisers had exploited facsimile telephone technology to blanket the country with junk fax advertisements. This practice imposed tremendous disruption, annoyance, and cost on the recipients. Among other things, junk faxes tie ...
  • 8-Mar-2014

    Update on Forced Heirship

    The Louisiana Legislature passed a joint resolution to amend the Louisiana Constitution to abolish forced heirship for all decendant’s except persons twenty-three (23) years of age or under or persons suffering from mental or physical ...
  • 6-Mar-2014

    Business Buy-Sell Agreements

    Of common concern to owners of business entities such as corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies is in agreement among the owners concerning the sale and purchase of an owners interest at the time of the retirement or death of one ...
  • 5-Mar-2014

    How Often Should Your Estate Plan be Reviewed?

    An “Estate Plan” is comprised of those documents and transactions being utilized to ensure the orderly and least tax offensive transfer of assets to your heirs upon your death. This would include any wills, trusts or donation transfers ...

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