What Does Arbitration Mean In California

Posted by Glen D. DuvelApr 10, 20230 Comments

Arbitration in California is an alternative to litigation in a Court room, but it is still adversarial in nature.  The end results of it, too, are often permanent without the right to appeal.  Agreeing to arbitration, therefore, is not something to take lightly. At Duvel Law, APC., our attorney for arbitration in Orange County represents, advises, and advocates for our clients when alternatives to litigation are required or sought. 

Trust Administration

Posted by Glen D. DuvelOct 24, 20220 Comments

When trusts are created, the terms for their administration are contained within them. The person who creates the trust is known as the trustor, and the person whom the trustor appoints to administer the trust is called the trustee. The trustee administers the trust by following the terms of the trust and acting in the best interest of the beneficiary (or beneficiaries).

Establishing A Medical Power of Attorney in California

Posted by Glen D. DuvelOct 20, 20220 Comments

There may come a time when you can no longer make your own medical decisions.  This may be due to old age, infirmity, illness, or a sudden accident.  In such an event it is important that you have a plan in place to ensure that your interests are protected.  By establishing a medical power of attorney (also called a Health Care Directive or a Living Will), you can designate someone to make decisions on your behalf in the event you cannot make them for yourself. 

Your Company has to have an Employee Handbook

Posted by Glen D. DuvelAug 30, 20220 Comments

If you believe there is no reason for an employee handbook, you are sorely mistaken. Employee handbooks are an essential tool for employers, and it’s not just about setting policy and staying compliant. Well-drafted employee handbooks offer a reminder of a company’s vision and purpose and help employees throughout their tenure. An employee handbook also is a great opportunity to introduce new employees to your company’s culture.

Orange County Lawyers Handling Cases Involving Labor Disputes and Business Law in Santa Ana, Irvine, Anaheim, and Elsewhere

Posted by Glen D. DuvelJul 04, 20220 Comments

People spend more time thinking about their career and their business than possibly any other topic. During the pandemic, everyone's normal changed.  Did you start a side-job to help make ends meet?  Perhaps that side-job has turned into more than you ever imagined it would, and now it is a steady and reliable source of income.  Chances are when you started that side-job, you just jumped in and went to work, not really intending to turn that job into a formal career or business.  As a result, you likely have no formal business plan or business set up.  This can be dangerous.