HOUSE LOOKS TO MODIFY PROCEDURE FOR EXECUTION OF HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND “LIVING WILLS”

H.B. 146 is currently being considered by the General Assembly. If adopted, the bill will modify the execution procedure for Health Care Powers of Attorney and for “Living Wills” (advanced directive for a natural death). As you know, under the current requirements, both documents must be witnessed by two (2) witnesses and notarized by a notary public. If the pending bill passes, the … [Read more]

IS MY BUSINESS REQUIRED TO PURCHASE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE?

A frequent question that most businesses will face is whether and/or when is the business required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. The short answer is that all businesses having three or more employees are required to obtain workers’ compensation insurance. Insurance is required regardless of whether the employees are full time, part time, seasonal, family and minors or aliens, … [Read more]