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Limited Partnership and Limited Liability Partnership Filing Requirements Effective January 1, 2018

There are new filing requirements in Indiana for limited partnerships (“LPs”) and limited liability partnerships (“LLPs”). Effective January 1, 2018, pursuant to I.C. 23-0.5-2-13, all domestic and registered foreign LPs and LLPs are required to file biennial reports with the Indiana Secretary of Sta...

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GOP Tax Bill Prompts Late Tax Tips for 2017

Republican lawmakers joined President Trump on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, to celebrate their largest legislative achievement to date, currently named “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (the “Act”).  The Act makes several sweeping changes, including a provision that, effective in 2018, caps the amount of...

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NLRB Overturns Browning-Ferris and Lutheran Heritage Cases: Issues New Joint Employer Test and Standard for Analyzing Workplace Policies

On December 1, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB” or “Board”) new General Counsel, Peter B. Robb, issued his first G.C. Memorandum forecasting the direction of the NLRB in 2018 and beyond.  Therein, the General Counsel rescinded several Obama-era memoranda and signaled the NLRB’s wil...

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NLRB Seeks Public Comment on “Quickie Election” Rule

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) approved a Request for Information (“RFI”) to seek public comment on its Final Rule on what was commonly referred to as the “quickie election” rule. With this recent development, employers and unions are anticipating potential modifications to or...

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H-1B Visa Renewal Process to Become More Difficult

Companies needing to extend their employees’ H-1B visa status from this year onward may face additional difficulty in doing so. United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued policy guidance instructing its officers to apply the same level of scrutiny toward renewal applicati...

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Who Owns the Tree that Sits on Your Property Line?

Having to cope with an unwanted tree that sits directly on one’s property line is an understandable frustration.  However, a property owner should exercise caution before taking matters into their own hands because longstanding legal principles do not favor an adjoining neighbor cutting down a tree ...

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Extension to File 706 to Preserve Estate Tax Exemptions

Portability has become an important concept in estate planning and administration since it was first codified in 2010, and made permanent under the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  For individuals passing away after 2010, portability provides that if the spouse who passes away first does not f...

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Can a Juvenile Be Questioned by Police at School Without A Miranda Warning?

Today, the Indiana Supreme Court traveled to Evansville, Indiana, to hear oral arguments on whether a juvenile can be questioned by police at school without receiving the Miranda warnings. The answer depends on whether the juvenile is being questioned by police in a “custodial interrogation,” meanin...

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Locally Based, Globally Capable

For 20+ years, Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn has been affiliated with Meritas Law Firms Worldwide, a global alliance of closely connected, yet independent law firms that each offer a full range of high-quality, specialized legal services.  KDDK's affiliation with Meritas enables our Evansville-base...

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KDDK Attorney Shannon Frank Speaks to Evansville Condo Network

KDDK attorney Shannon S. Frank was the featured speaker at a meeting of the Evansville Condo Network on September 22, 2017.  Shannon addressed "Owner/Building Management Issues in Condo Development" to the open meeting of condo board members and residents. The purpose of the  Evansville Condo...

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