Yearly Archives: 2017


The Importance of Holding a Registered Trademark

Business owners and entrepreneurs alike should understand the importance of holding a federal trademark registration for a service or product.  Not only is a registered trademark on the federal principal register an extremely valuable asset, the protections afforded by a registered trademark are of paramount importance to maintaining brand image in connection with a service [...]

The Importance of Holding a Registered Trademark2020-02-18T21:14:24+00:00

Third-Party Beneficiary Claims

In 2003, Alice Dumville (“Dumville”) met with Thorsen to address her estate planning needs, specifically her last will and testament.  Following the estate planning meeting, Thorsen gathered that Dumville wanted a simple will that would allocate all of her real estate to her mother, should her mother survived her. If her mother-- who was in her late [...]

Third-Party Beneficiary Claims2020-02-18T21:14:24+00:00

Understanding No Oral Modification Clauses

Contract disputes most often arise when one or both parties believe that the other has committed a breach of contract. While a breach of contract dispute may seem like a simple matter, most breach of contract suits require much more legal scrutiny than a line-by-line examination of the contract's provisions. The 'no oral modification' clause is a [...]

Understanding No Oral Modification Clauses2020-02-18T21:14:24+00:00

BATF Rule 41F and Gun Trusts

Understanding Rule 41F - Gun Trust On January 4, 2016 United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch signed ATF Rule 41F, which impacts how South Carolina gun trusts may be established in the context of estate planning. The Rule administratively changes federal regulations regarding firearms regulated by Title II of the Gun Control Act (GCA), specifically [...]

BATF Rule 41F and Gun Trusts2020-02-18T21:14:24+00:00