We can all agree that we've never seen a year quite like 2020. In the midst of continuous turmoil and change, many clients have expressed a greater awareness of their mortality and a desire to get their affairs in order. The Firm's Trusts & Estates practice wants to offer a summary of things to consider if you find yourself in this place. We look forward to hearing from you soon to discuss the particulars of your estate plan.
Best Law Firms Announcement, Eddy R. Smith In The Spotlight, Business Succession Planning
Kennerly Montgomery has fifteen
attorneys recognized for 2021.
We are excited to announce that eighteen of our attorneys have been named
by Cityview Magazine as Top Attorneys in Knoxville for 2020. Eighteen of our
attorneys received thirty-eight recognitions across twenty-seven categories
Includes: The IRS Provides More Flexibility for Cafeteria Plans, Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, Wealth Transfers Planning During the COVID-19 Crisis, and more.
How to Get Your Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiven: A FAQ Guide for Small Businesses and Self-Employed Individuals; Are COVID-19 Business Losses Covered by Insurance?
CARES Act: Small Business Loans, We've Got Your Six (Reasons for Paid Sick Leave Under the FFCRA) Covered
CARES Act Provides Early Access to Retirement Funds and Other Retirement Plan Relief Due to COVID-19, DOL Provides Limited Guidance on New FFCRA
A Summary of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act for Employers and Employees
Includes: SECURE Act, FLSA Update, Estate Planning Updates, and a quick glance at the new concealed carry law for Tennessee.
Articles in this newsletter include: New IRS 401(k) Hardship Distributions Updates, Tennessee Public Records Act Update, an explanation of the Tennessee MAP Trust, and about the Statute of Repose in Construction Litigation.
Articles in the Summer 2019 newsletter include: Recent Updates to Tennessee Estate, Trust, and Will Law; a recap of our seminar on FLSA updates; and a spotlight on Jason E. Legg.
Articles in this Summer 2018 Newsletter include: Supreme Court Ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v Colorado Civil Rights Commission; The Employer Mandate; Beneficiary Designation; Attorney Spotlight: Kathy D. Aslinger;
Articles in the Spring 2018 Edition of the KM Newsletter include: Tax Reform and Plan Loans; Overview of the New Tax Deduction for Pass-Through Business Owners; Impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on Nonprofits and Tax-Exempt Entities; KM Welcomes Attorney Marshall Peterson
Articles in this edition include: In the Eyes of The Law, Actions Sometimes Speak Louder Than Words; Attorney Spotlight: Zack R. Gardner; Remote Workers 101: The Need for a Written Policy; Tax Reform through Tax Simplification
Articles in this edition include: Employee Training Programs; The Results Are In! City View 2017 Tennessee Top Attorneys; What is Planned Giving?; Attorney Spotlight: Briton Collins; Avoiding Employee Benefit Plan Surprises in Mergers and Acquisitions; ACA Reporting 2017: Are You Ready?
Articles in the Summer 2017 edition of the KM Newsletter include: Christenberry Kids Reading Program; Is Your Company Part of a Control Group or Affiliated Service Group?; Rollovers as Business Startups (ROBS) Viable Funding Option or Terrible Retirement Plan?; President Trump's Tax Reform Proposal: An Overview; Recent Changes to Estate Planning & Probate Laws
Articles in the Spring 2017 edition of the KM Newsletter include: Employee Handbooks - Acknowledgment of Receipt; IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Seeks Suggestions on Improving Forms and Publications; Protecting Assets from Creditors via the “TIS Trust”; Board Member Responsibilities for Executive Compensation in Nonprofit Corporations; KM in the Community - CASA of East Tennessee; Hot Topics - Employee Handbook Edition
Articles in the Fall 2016 edition of the KM Newsletter include: Looking at Covenants Not to Compete and Input from the White House; KM Celebrates 100 Years; Are Employer Health Plans Required to Offer Gender Transition Coverage?; Charitable Organizations Lessening the Burdens of Government; Remain Qualified for Government Benefits Using Self-Settled Special Needs Trusts; The Results Are In!
Articles in the Summer 2016 edition of the KM Newsletter include: What was new in 1916? KM Celebrates 100 Years; 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Organizations and Lobbying; Dave & Busters under Fire for Cutting Hours to Avoid ACA Compliance; ABLE Accounts; IRS Taxpayer Bill of Rights - Taxpayer Advocacy; What a Difference Attorneys' Fees Make!
Articles in the Spring 2016 edition of the KM Newsletter include: KM Celebrates 100 Years; Business Held Liable for Third Party Criminal Acts; New Law Brings More Clarity and Flexibility to Church Plans; Tennessee For-Profit Benefit Corporation Act; Estate Planning to Avoid Probate; and Reimbursement of Employee Expenses
Articles in the Winter 2016 edition of the KM Newsletter include: A court case of interest to property owners; Recent changes to the FLSA; Information on Medicare from our Estate Planning Department; Upcoming seminars