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Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Pros and Cons of Starting an LLC

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

An LLC is a limited liability company, which is a hybrid business entity that allows for the tax advantages and flexibility of a partnership with the liability protection afforded by a corporation. In a corporation, owners are called shareholders. With an LLC, they are called members. There is no limit to the number of… Read More »

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What is an Executor’s Role in a Washington DC Probate?

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

When someone passes away in the District of Columbia, their estate has to be “opened” with the Probate Division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. The original will must be filed, along with a petition for probate by the person nominated to be the executor in the will. The executor, or… Read More »

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Defending Defamation Lawsuits in Washington DC

By Tobin O’Connor & Ewing |

As a business in the District of Columbia, there are some employment torts where you may find yourself on the receiving end of a lawsuit. One of these is a defamation of character suit. Defamation involves either written (libel) or spoken (slander) words communicated to a third party that involve untrue statements about the… Read More »

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